(16 May 1761 - 9 Apr 1807)
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Science Quotes by John Opie (1 quote)
Art is more godlike than science. Science discovers; art creates.
— John Opie
As given, without citation, in Maturin Murray Ballo, Edge-Tools of Speech (1851), 25. Also in a fictional conversation in novel by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton, Zanoni (1842), 89.