"The meaning of sunsets"

"THERE IS a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect. Men do not quarrel about the meaning of sunsets; they never dispute that the hawthorn says the best and wittiest thing about the spring."

~G.K. Chesterton, A Defence of Heraldry

Yosemite Valley at Sunset, by Albert Bierstadt;
oil on cardboard, 1864. Private collection.