Quotes

11 November 2014
Spain is an overflow of sombreness ... a strong and threatening tide of history meets you at the frontier.
11 November 2014
Prostration is our natural position. A wormlike movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade, and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men.
11 November 2014
The art of advertisement, after the American manner, has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives, that no standard of value whatever is intact.
11 November 2014
No American worth his salt should go around looking for a root. I advance this in all modesty, as a not unreasonable opinion.
11 November 2014
All orthodox opinion—that is, today, "revolutionary" opinion either of the pure or the impure variety—is anti-man.
11 November 2014
Almost anything that can be praised or advocated has been put to some disgusting use. There is no principle, however immaculate, that has not had its compromising manipulator.
11 November 2014
A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colours would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
11 November 2014
A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
11 November 2014
Then down came the lid—the day was lost, for art, at Sarajevo. World-politics stepped in, and a war was started which has not ended yet: a "war to end war." But it merely ended art. It did not end war.
11 November 2014
In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of "freedom," like a bastard brother of reform.

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