“Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”
It's from Oscar Wilde, the most famous anti-mimesis quote. Wilde thinks people like to describe or imitate the lifelike an art and he had his opinion about the theory from Ancient Greek philosophy about "Art imitates life", the Greek believe all the art (and the beauty) are the mimesis of all kinds of forms and styles of the life. Wilde uses London Fog as an example, he states London Fog is not beautiful until the writers and painters create and describe it as a beautiful object.
Life Imitates Art far more than Art Imitates Life. 這句語錄源自英國作家王爾德反希臘亞里斯多德擬摹派所誕生出的諺