Robert Brindley

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Quotation (1st March 2005)

"Do not imagine that Art is something which is designed to give gentle uplift and self-confidence. Art is not a brassiere. At least, not in the English sense. But do not forget that brassiere is the French for life-jacket"
Julian Barnes (1946)
Flaubert's Parrot

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

'But do not forget that brassiere is the French for life-jacket'

Good tip if you're on a french boat and it's sinking fast!!

J

4:14 pm  

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