Bernard Berenson — American Historian born on June 26, 1865, died on October 06, 1959

Bernard Berenson was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. He was a major figure in pioneering art attribution and therefore establishing the market for paintings by the "Old Masters"... (wikipedia)

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.