Berkeley, 1968

Jean-Luc Godard
(*3. Dezember 1930 Paris - †13. September 2022 Rolle, Schweiz)
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"Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion."

Source:"Defence and Illustration of Classical Construction," Cahiers du Cinéma (Paris, 15 September 1952)
Cited in: Fayek S. Hourani, Daily Bread for Your Mind and Soul: A Handbook of Transcultural Proverb and Sayings, 2012, p. 169