Doing The Boston Monkey: Quote Bag
For intellectuals, what is at stake specifically in an inquiry of this kind is a cultural politics which seeks to learn from the forms and discourses of popular pleasure, rather than adopting or supporting a legislative posture in the name of the popular.
– Andrew Ross
We’re half dead. Most of the people today are all dead.
– Phillip Rahv
For let us not deceive ourselves: most of the minds we associate with are housed in heads that have little more to offer than overgrown potatoes, stuck on top of whining and tastelessly clad bodies and eking out a pathetic existence that does not even merit out pity.
– Thomas Bernhard
Let us leave the dirty bourgeoisie – even if they are our own children – in their dirty place and finish the work we have begun.
– Paul Gaugin