Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
Literature is news that stays news.
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.