In America, the photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it.
Quote by Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag Quotes
Volume depends precisely on the writer's having been able to sit in a room every...
I don't want to express alienation. It isn't what I feel. I'm interested in various...
Depression is melancholy minus its charms - the animation, the fits.
Ambition, if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.
Cancer patients are lied to, not just because the disease is (or is thought to...
My idea of a writer: someone interested in everything.
Perversity is the muse of modern literature
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my...
The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom...
The standard that a society should actually embody its own professed principles is a utopian...
Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.
Making social comment is an artificial place for an artist to start from. If an...
It is not the position, but the disposition.
The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.
Pornography is a theatre of types, never of individuals.
A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases...