Atonal Cinema for Zombies: Quote Bag

The right to an arbitrary vision of the world is the most sacred, the most inalienable right of man. Art only proclaims out loud this too often forgotten right.

– Claude-Edmonde Magny


The attitude of great poets is to cheer up slaves and horrify despots.

– Walt Whitman


I come to free the words

The words are free to come

I come freely to the words

The free come to the words

– Brion Gysin


I spoke at a forum up in Provincetown, and when somebody in the audience asked me if I didn’t think an artist should affirm values, I shrieked back that everybody affirmed values: parents, teachers, ministers, editorial writers, government officials – and the artist was the only one who should and could destroy values.

– Norman Mailer


If you want to say something, there is only one solution: say it.

– Jean-Luc Godard


Doubts that cloud the faith of an era will excite its geniuses.

– Frederick Morton


An advance in art is considered to take place to the degree that art divests itself of the characteristics of art.

– Harold Rosenberg


Contemporary artists of any period are always concerned with breaking down pre-conceptions imposed by the academicians of what art should be based on what it has been in the past, in order to remain true to their own times.

– Toby Mussman


These people who talk about individuality the most are usually the ones who object to deviation, and in a few years it may be the other way around. Some day everybody will think just what they want to think and everybody will probably be thinking alike.

– Andy Warhol


Jesus looks like young Robert Mitchum or Enrique high on tea looking at you thru the smoke and saying “Hombre, man, this is the end.”

– Jack Kerouac

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