Contemporary Quotes

The task of cinema or any other art form is not to translate hidden mess...

The task of cinema or any other art form is not to translate hidden messages of the unconscious soul into art but to experiment with the effects contemporary technical devices have on nerves, minds, or souls. ...Maya Deren
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"The flattery of posterity is not worth...

"The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing." -- Jorge Luis Borges
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โ€œPatriarchy, routinely blamed for everything, produ...

โ€œPatriarchy, routinely blamed for everything, produced the birth control pill, which did more to free contemporary women than feminism itself.โ€ โ€” Camille Paglia
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"Works of art make rules but rules do ...

"Works of art make rules but rules do not make works of art." - Claude Debussy (Companion to Contemporary Musical Thought)
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"Can we stop deriding bread and circuses as if they're some sort of dastardly plot? If government...

"Can we stop deriding bread and circuses as if they're some sort of dastardly plot? If government is working as intended, bread and circuses (or their contemporary equivalents) are presicely the sorts of things that should be happening, correct?" ~ Brendolyn Bran Brenannen, Apt. of Funland Security
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