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Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.
Photography
Norman Mailer

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Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle.
Sophistication
Norman Mailer

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I usually need a can of beer to prime me.
Motivation
Norman Mailer

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In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent.
Irreverence
Norman Mailer

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Left-wingers are incapable of conspiring because they are all egomaniacs.
Liberals
Norman Mailer

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Once a newspaper touches a story the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.
Newspapers
Norman Mailer

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The desire for success lubricates secret prostitution's in the soul.
Desire
Norman Mailer

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There is nothing safe about sex. There never will be.
Sex
Norman Mailer

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Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
Writers and Writing
Norman Mailer

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun