Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Thought for the day ...

A new form will always seem more or less an absence of any form at all, since it is unconsciously judged by reference to the consecrated forms.
- Alain Robbe-Grillet, born on this date in 1922

1 comment:

  1. Or as Jean Cocteau put it:

    "We are inclined to judge what is beautiful by what is familiar."