• Schiller writes in a letter [to Goethe, 17 December 1795] of a 'poetic mood'. I think I know what he means, I think I am familiar with it myself. It is the mood of receptivity to nature and one in which one's thoughts seem as vivid as nature itself.

    "Culture and Value" by Ludwig Wittgenstein, translated by Peter Winch, (p. 75e), 1980.