Quotes by obscene

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  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
  • Antonin Artaud
    Antonin Artaud
    French producer and Actor 1896-1948
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    But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Cancer patients are lied to, not just because the disease is (or is thought to be) a death sentence, but because it is felt to be obscene - in the original meaning of that word: ill-omened, abominable, repugnant to the senses.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, ''Where is it?''
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    French film director 1907-
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    In the NUDE, all that is not beautiful is obscene.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
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    The fashion industry certainly has its obscene sides. The cost of a coat can be obscene. So can the cost of a photo shoot if you're working with a really good photographer.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Women should be obscene and not heard.
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