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“And art—we want it to be instantaneous and effortless; we want it to involve no apprenticeship to a tradition or a discipline or a master, no devotion to an ideal of workmanship. We want our art to support the illusion that high achievement is within easy reach, for we want to believe that, though we are demeaned by our work and driven half crazy by our pleasures, we are all mute inglorious Miltons.” — Wendell Berry

“And art—we want it to be instantaneous and effortless; we want it to involve no apprenticeship to a tradition or a discipline or a master, no devotion to an ideal of workmanship. We want our art to support the illusion that high achievement is.

“Tradition is not a dead load which we drag along with us, and which in our youthful desire for freedom we seek to throw off. It is the soil in which the seeds of coming harvests are to be sown, and from which future harvests will be garnered.”– Gustaf Hellström

“Tradition is not a dead load which we drag along with us, and which in our youthful desire for freedom we seek to throw off. It is the soil in which the seeds of coming harvests are to be sown, and from which future harvests will be garnered.

“Nature condescends to make an ideal tyrant now... - WrathOfGnon

“Nature condescends to make an ideal tyrant now and then, but she will never make a nation of ideal republicans.

“When we stand for Beauty, Tradition, Heritage, Order, & Craft, the results are magnificent.” — @ArchitectMMXII

“When we stand for Beauty, Tradition, Heritage, Order, & Craft, the results are magnificent.” — @ArchitectMMXII

“The higher the achievement of a culture the greater is the moral effort and the stricter is the social discipline that it demands.”   — Christopher Dawson

“The higher the achievement of a culture the greater is the moral effort and the stricter is the social discipline that it demands.

“We are lucky to be building on the achievements of our ancestors, and the important thing is to maintain them and to not throw them away.” — Sir Roger Scruton

“We are lucky to be building on the achievements of our ancestors, and the important thing is to maintain them and to not throw them away.

“The Roman had already bent his knee for long years to the divinity of the emperors, and yet the statues of the gods stood erect; the temples retained their sanctity for the eye long after the gods had become a theme for mockery, and the noble architecture of the palaces that shielded the infamies of Nero and of Commodus were a protest against them." — Friedrich Von Schiller, Letters Upon The Aesthetic Education of Man

“The Roman had already bent his knee for long years to the divinity of the emperors, and yet the statues of the gods stood erect; the temples retained their sanctity for the eye long after the gods.

“Expulsion is the method which, so far as we have been able to see, will be the most satisfactory and lasting. There will be no mixture of populations to cause endless trouble, as has been the case of Alsace-Lorraine. A clean sweep will be made. I am not alarmed by these large transferences which are more possible in modern conditions than they ever were before.” — Winston Churchill, in a speech to the House of Commons on 15th December 1944.

“Expulsion is the method which, so far as we have been able to see, will be the most satisfactory and lasting. There will be no mixture of populations to cause endless trouble, as has been the case of Alsace-Lorraine. A clean sweep will be made.

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