Portraits

Famous quotes containing the word portraits:

    The journalists have constructed for themselves a little wooden chapel, which they also call the Temple of Fame, in which they put up and take down portraits all day long and make such a hammering you can’t hear yourself speak.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)

    I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth.
    Lewis H. Lapham (b. 1935)

    There are portraits and still-lifes
    And the first, because ‘human’
    Does not excel the second,
    Charles Tomlinson (b. 1927)