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  • Anthony Bourdain
    Anthony Bourdain
    American celebrity chef, author and journalist 1956-2018
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    Is there a sharper commentary on American culture and the world than The Simpsons?
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
  • Greil Marcus
    Greil Marcus
    American author, music journalist and critic 1945-
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    It is a sure sign that a culture has reached a dead end when it is no longer intrigued by its myths.
  • John Cage
    John Cage
    American composer and music 1912-1992
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    It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of ''culture.''
  • J. Cage
    J. Cage
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    It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of `culture'.
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    It is confusing, because in this culture we really don't have anything that corresponds to geisha.
  • Northrop Frye
    Northrop Frye
    Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
    Northrop Frye
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    It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    It may be no surprise that Pittsburgh has direct flights to London, Paris and Frankfurt, but consider this: many of the tourists here have come from Europe to the capital of culture in the Alleghenies.
  • Bill McKibben
    Bill McKibben
    American environmentalist, author, and journalist 1960-
    Bill McKibben
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    It worries me because it alters perception. TV, and the culture it anchors, and drowns out the subtle and vital information contact with the real world once provided.
    Source: The Age of Missing Information
  • Antoine Fuqua
    Antoine Fuqua
    American film director and producer 1966-
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    It's not worth it, it's not about money, especially when you're dealing with a culture. It should be about elevating the idea of what we are and who we are as people in the cinema, and that kind of stuff keeps dragging us back down.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    It's the proof of high culture to say the greatest matters in the simplest way.
  • Alberto Tomba
    Alberto Tomba
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    It's typical of Italian culture that we only start to feel emotional about something when we have the possibility to see it in front of us. By February, Italy will have Olympic fever.
  • Carol Bartz
    Carol Bartz
    American business executive 1948-
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    It's very, very hard to affect culture. And you can get surprised thinking you're farther down the path of change than you really are because, frankly, most of us like the way things are.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    Jews and homosexuals are the outstanding creative minorities in contemporary urban culture. Creative, that is, in the truest sense: they are creators of sensibilities. The two pioneering forces of modern sensibility are Jewish moral seriousness and homosexual aestheticism and irony.
  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
    American investigative journalist and author 1944-
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    John Paul was the first modern pope to grow up in a secular culture: He attended public schools, danced with girls - indeed, as a teenager he had a crush on a beautiful Jewish girl who fled his hometown just ahead of the arrival of the Germans.
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