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J. G. Ballard
British author 1930-
The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam...
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
''To give style'' to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.
William Jennings Bryan
American orator and politician 1860-1925
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
American academic and social critic 1947-
American feminism's nose dive began when Kate Millet, that imploding beanbag of poisonous self-pity, declared Freud a sexist. Trying to build a sex theory without studying Freud, women have made nothing but mud pies.Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
American-British author 1951-
Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
American film maker 1915-1985
Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
I think the greatest curse of American society has been the idea of an easy millennialism - that some new drug, or the next election or the latest in social engineering will solve everything.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-1834
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.
Russell Wayne Baker
American writer 1925-
It seems to be a law in American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic.
American statesman 1809-1865
Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
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