American Critic Quotes


676 American Critic quotes:



"Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first."
"Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go."
"It would have been the equivalent of Jackson Pollock's attempts to copy the Sistine Chapel."
"The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one."
"The epic implications of being human end in more than this: We start our lives as if they were momentous stories, with a beginning, a middle and an appropriate end, only to find that they are mostly middles."
"Authors are sometimes like tomcats: They distrust all the other toms but they are kind to kittens."
Author: Cowley Quotes Category: American Critic Quotes Distrust Quotes
"It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance."
"It seems not to have been written. It is the quintessence of life. It is the basic truth."
"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live."
"A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body."
"Yes, it's hard to write, but it's harder not to."
"The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it."
Author: Dworkin Quotes Category: American Critic Quotes Brotherhood Quotes
"Integrity has been enhanced."
"I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
"It has an air about it of having strolled in from the street with a few tricks up its sleeve, and if everybody would relax, please, it would do its best to pass the time whimsically."
"We will work closely with the prosecuting authority to ensure that those who have betrayed the trust of shareholders are charged."
"The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it."
"In art there are tears that lie too deep for thought."
"Parody is homage gone sour."
"A serious and composed young actress who won't let a line pass without making certain she's had it in for a private talk and perhaps tea."


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