The Prompter Room

For Friday, March 31, 2017:

 

If sometimes our great artists have been the most critical of our society, it is because their sensitivity and their concern for justice, which must motivate any true artist, make [them] aware that our Nation falls short of its highest potential.  I see little of more importance to the future of our country and our civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist.

… We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth …

John F. Kennedy – Eulogy for Robert Frost, October 26, 1963, Amherst College

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