Charles Thomson Quotes (6 quotes)
Milner, Frank (ed): The Stuckists Punk Victorian [National Museums Liverpool, 2005], p. 134
From The Turner Prize manifesto (2000), co-written with Billy Childish
“He disrupted things and that's fine, but now things have been shaken up so much that it's been shaken up into little bits and the little bits have been shaken up into even smaller bits. We are saying let's put it all back together.”
Richard Moss, Stuckist's Punk Victorian gatecrashes Walker's Biennial 24hourmuseum.org.uk, 2004-09-17. Accessed 2007-02-01.
Dalya Alberge, One Man and His Boat Sail into a Storm over the Turner The Times, 2005-12-06.
“The result of walking round Tate Modern is not an experience of the marvel of creative profundity which gives meaning to life, but more akin to the detritus of a dryly analytical bureaucrat reverting to an infantile stage during an extended breakdown.”
Interview with Charles Thomson of the Stuckists artistica.com, 2006-01-29.
Reflections and Maxims (1746), No. 103
“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Random House LLC (2010 ed.) - ISBN: 9780307498465
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCharles Thomson
Born: November 29, 1729
Died: August 16, 1824 (aged 94)
Bio: Charles Thomson was a Patriot leader in Philadelphia during the American Revolution and the secretary of the Continental Congress throughout its existence.