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Tyler Cowen Quotes

Quotes by Tyler Cowen - (8 quotes)

Tyler Cowen - From the Art category:

Our love of art is often quite temporary, dependent upon our moods, and our love of art is subservient to our demand for a positive self-image. How we look at art should account for those imperfections and work around them. (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Books category:

Keep in mind that books, like art museums, are not always geared to the desires of the reader. (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Fame category:

For many artists fame complements the value of creative self-expression. Ludwig van Beethoven loved composing music, but he probably would have enjoyed it less if no one ever listened to the product. (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Fame category:

Marcel Proust shut out visitors from his cork-lined room, where he wrote, but he probably expected to be immortalized in the literary canon. Even the most introverted drives and motives are set in a social context and amplified by the potential for achieving fame. (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Importance category:

-on the general public...
Our time and attention is scarce. Art is not that important to us, no matter what we might like to believe... (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Recognition category:

Newton expected no money from establishing his originality but rather desired recognition for his excellence. (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Technology category:

...apart from the seemingly magical Internet, life in broad material terms isn't so different from what it was in 1953... The wonders portrayed in 'The Jetsons,' the space-age television cartoon from the 1960s, have not come to pass... Life is better and we have more stuff, but the pace of change has slowed down... (Tyler Cowen)

Tyler Cowen - From the Technology category:

-Financial Times, 2012...
My view of the Internet is that it is way overrated in what it's done to date but considerably underrated in what it will do. (Tyler Cowen)