Susan Sontag

A Quote by Susan Sontag on art

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Real art has the capacity to make us nervous.

Susan Sontag

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A Quote by Susan Sontag on destruction and questions

The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions.

Susan Sontag

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A Quote by Susan Sontag on history and nature

Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe.

Susan Sontag

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A Quote by Susan Sontag on lies and sanity

Sanity is a cozy lie.

Susan Sontag

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A Quote by Susan Sontag on control, death, mystery, and religion

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.

Susan Sontag

Source: Illness as a Metaphor

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