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 Susan Sontag - “In the final analysis, style is art. And art is nothing more or less than various modes of stylized, dehumanized representation.”
 Susan Sontag - “In the final analysis, ''style'' is art. And art is nothing more or less than various modes of stylized, dehumanized representation.”
 Susan Sontag - “The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.”
 Susan Sontag - “The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art and, by analogy, our own experience more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.”
 Susan Sontag - “Ambition, if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.”
 Susan Sontag - “I don't want to express alienation. It isn't what I feel. I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement. All my work says be serious, be passionate, wake up.”
 Susan Sontag - “Anthropology has always struggled with an intense, fascinated repulsion towards its subject. . . . The anthropologist submits himself to the exotic to confirm his own inner alienation as an urban intellectual.”
 Susan Sontag - “What we need is to use what we have.”
 Susan Sontag - “The taste for quotations (and for the juxtaposition of incongruous quotations) is a Surrealist taste.”
 Susan Sontag - “In America, the photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it.”
 Susan Sontag - “With more people, there are more voices to tune out.”
 Susan Sontag - “The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.”
 Susan Sontag - “Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans -- the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape.”
 Susan Sontag - “Fear of sexuality is the new, disease-sponsored register of the universe of fear in which everyone now lives.”
 Susan Sontag - “Life is not significant details, illuminated by a flash, fixed forever. Photographs are.”
 Susan Sontag - “Lying is an elementary means of self-defense.”
 Susan Sontag - “It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.”
 Susan Sontag - “Life is a movie. Death is a photograph.”
 Susan Sontag - “He who despises himself esteems himself as a self-despiser.”
 Susan Sontag - “It is only the fear of malpractice that keeps doctors candid in this country.”
 Susan Sontag - “AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences suicide. Or murder.”
 Susan Sontag - “Depression is melancholy minus its charms -- the animation, the fits.”
 Susan Sontag - “The problems of this world are only truly solved in two ways by extinction or duplication.”
 Susan Sontag - “Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick.”
 Susan Sontag - “Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.”

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