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  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    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...
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    According to tarot historian Gertrude Moakley, the cards' fanciful images - from the Fool to Death - were inspired by the costumed figures who participated in carnival parades.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
  • Daniel J. Boorstin
    Daniel J. Boorstin
    American historian 1914-
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    As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
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    But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Commercial jazz, soap opera, pulp fiction, comic strips, the movies set the images, mannerisms, standards, and aims of the urban masses. In one way or another, everyone is equal before these cultural machines; like technology itself, the mass media are nearly universal in their incidence and appeal. They are a kind of common denominator, a kind of scheme for pre-scheduled, mass emotions.
  • Adam Jones
    Adam Jones
    American musician 1965-
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    Different people get different things out of the images. It doesn't matter what it's about, all that matters is how it makes you feel.
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
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    Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics, and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.
  • Benjamin Millepied
    Benjamin Millepied
    French dancer and choreographer 1977-
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    Directing is very close to choreography; you deal with space, time, emotions, lighting, making beautiful images.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    Dreams are the guiding words of the soul. Why should I henceforth not love my dreams and not make their riddling images into objects of my daily consideration?
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    First, those images help us understand the general and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami. The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images.
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