Quotes by subordination

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminist anti-porn discourse virtually always ignores the gigantic gay male porn industry, since any mention of the latter would bring crashing to the ground the absurd argument that pornography is by definition the subordination of women.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached.
  • Beatrice Webb
    Beatrice Webb
    English sociologist and economist 1858-1943
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    If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Unless one is inordinately fond of subordination, one is always at war.
    Source: The Dying Animal (2001)
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