Top Quotes from Benjamin Haydon

Fortunately for serious minds, a bias recognized is a bias sterilized.

Benjamin Haydon

There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.

Benjamin Haydon

The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.

Benjamin Haydon

Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.

Benjamin Haydon

When a man is no longer anxious to do better than well, he is done for.

Benjamin Haydon

Men who have reached and passed 45, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.

Benjamin Haydon

Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity. There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things. All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.

Benjamin Haydon

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