John berger Quotes

"To be desired is perhaps the cl...

"To be desired is perhaps the closest anybody in this life can reach to feeling immortal." - John Berger
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Any step taken is likely to be a mistake,...

Any step taken is likely to be a mistake, so take it with style to distract from the probable shit. - John Berger, Confabulations
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"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, ...

"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich." - John Berger
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โ€œThe camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys u...

โ€œThe camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us. Yet no other god has been so cynical, for the camera records in order to forget.โ€ - John Berger
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"Hair is associated with sexual power. With passion. The woma...

"Hair is associated with sexual power. With passion. The womanโ€™s sexual passion needs to be minimized, so that the spectator may feel that he has the monopoly on such passionโ€ - John Berger
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