such as would instantly translate itself
Fig. 18a. Vague Sympathy.
“...another of the vague clouds, but this time its green colour shows us that it is a manifestation of the feeling of sympathy. We may infer from the indistinct character of its outline that it is not a definite and active sympathy, such as would instantly translate itself from thought into deed...”
“...Philosophy, with all its method and goodwill, is nothing compared to the secret pressures of the work of art. Creation, like the genesis of the act of thinking, always starts from signs. The work of art is born from signs as much as it generates them; the creator is like the jealous man, interpreter of the god, who scrutinizes the signs in which the truth betrays itself.”
Gilles Deleuze, Proust and Signs : The Complete Text (1972; Minnesota, 2000): 97-98
tags: clouds; vagueness
Annie Besant & C. W. Leadbeater, Thought-Forms (1905); G. Deleuze