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Anyone who lives in this time is concerned with grottiness.
Modern and Modernism
Peter Reading

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For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.
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William Shakespeare

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I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous.
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Angela Carter

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It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned.
Modern and Modernism
Oscar Wilde

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It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.
Modern and Modernism
Edgar Z. Friedenberg

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Modernism may be seen as an attempt to reconstruct the world in the absence of God.
Modern and Modernism
Bryan Appleyard

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One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be.
Modern and Modernism
Wallace Stevens

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Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.
Modern and Modernism
Robert Hewison

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Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
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Terry Eagleton

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There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.
Modern and Modernism
George Steiner

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This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.
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Matthew Arnold

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When you automate an industry you modernize it; when you automate a life you primitivize it.
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Eric Hoffer

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You are born modern, you do not become so.
Modern and Modernism
Jean Baudrillard

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You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone.
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Peggy Noonan

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