Do you worry about not understanding art or poetry? If so, read this.

Critic: It is true that these pictures do not displease my eye; but since I do not understand them, I cannot like them.

Sage: What did you have for lunch?

Critic: Oysters.

Sage: Do you like oysters?

Critic: Passionately.

Sage: Do you understand oysters

Gomez de la Serna quoted in Picasso: A Biography by Patrick O’Brian

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Gomez de la Serna quoted in Picasso: A Biography by Patrick O’Brian

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