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Modern discussions of the possibility of tragedy are not exercises in literary analysis; they are exercises in cultural diagnostics, more or less disguised.
Tragedy is a vision of nihilism, a heroic or ennobling vision of nihilism.
Real art has the capacity to make us nervous.
He who despises himself esteems himself as a self-despiser.
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.
Today, everything exists to end in a photograph.
Sight is a promiscuous sense. The avid gaze always wants more.
Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents' pots and pans - the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.
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Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
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You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
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Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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