Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.
There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master's master, the genius of the age.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything except his own nature.
- Henry Miller
Love is a strange master, and human nature is still stranger.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs
An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
- Auguste Renoir
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
- Dante Alighieri