[Clayart] About Art

Randall Moody randall.moody at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 10:14:09 EDT 2016


I had heard the quote attributed to Churchill but I don't think there is
any real reference to him actually saying it. Good sentiment though.

On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 8:59 AM, William Schran via Clayart <
clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:

> Similar idea in a quote attributed to Churchill:
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> When Winston Churchill was asked to cut arts funding in favour of the war
> effort, he simply replied "then what are we fighting for?"
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> Bill
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> On 7/8/16, 3:59 AM, "Clayart on behalf of Paul Gerhold via Clayart"
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> >A great quote from Ken Burns speech at the Stanford commencement:
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> >"  Insist that we support science and the arts, especially the arts. They
> >have nothing to do with the actual defense of our country‹they just make
> >our country worth defending."
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> >It is well worth reading the entire speech for his insights into current
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