But the one thing you should. not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts, it is wrong with the arts ONLY.
Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
A general loathing of a gang or sect usually has some sound basis in instinct.