Art can be a path to spiritual enlightenment but not to complete and lasting enlightenment. It can be born out of, and can give birth itself to, only Glimpses. For art is a search for beauty, which by itself is not enough. Beauty must be supported by virtue and both require wisdom to guide them.
-- Notebooks Category 14: The Arts in Culture > Chapter 3: Art Experience and Mysticism > # 80
-- Perspectives > Chapter 14: The Arts in Culture > # 38