Conservatoire National Des Arts Et M��tiers

Famous quotes containing the words national, des and/or arts:

    All experience teaches that, whenever there is a great national establishment, employing large numbers of officials, the public must be reconciled to support many incompetent men; for such is the favoritism and nepotism always prevailing in the purlieus of these establishments, that some incompetent persons are always admitted, to the exclusion of many of the worthy.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    One difference between Nazi and Soviet camps was that in the latter dying was a slower process.
    —Terrence Des Pres (1939–1987)

    No performance is worth loss of geniality. ‘Tis a cruel price we pay for certain fancy goods called fine arts and philosophy.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)