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Ambition if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.
Ambition
Susan Sontag

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Depression is melancholy minus its charms -- the animation, the fits.
Depression
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I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
Paranoia
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In good films, there is always a directness that entirely frees us from the itch to interpret.
Cinema
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Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
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It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.
Suffering
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Perversity is the muse of modern literature.
Literature
Susan Sontag

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Taste has no system and no proofs.
Taste
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The becoming of man is the history of the exhaustion of his possibilities.
Possibilities
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The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
Photography
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The problems of this world are only truly solved in two ways: by extinction or duplication.
Problems
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The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
Truth
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The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one; or both. Usually both.
Writers and Writing
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What pornography is really about, ultimately, isn't sex but death.
Pornography
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun