Quote by Camille Paglia about man
Quotes by Camille Paglia
25 quotes by Camille Paglia
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
Quote by Camille Paglia about country, culture, americans, knowledge, public, life
All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once.
Quote by Camille Paglia about culture, objects, talking, history
Beauty is our weapon against nature, by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
Quote by Camille Paglia about nature, beauty, limits, objects
Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
Quote by Camille Paglia about man, identity, mother
Quote by Camille Paglia about opinion, help, americans, talent
I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change, and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
Quote by Camille Paglia about history, greatness, force, beauty, order, change, man
Quote by Camille Paglia about civilization
If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn't repel them.
Quote by Camille Paglia about music, rocks, reality, sex, being
It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
Quote by Camille Paglia about politics, sex, career, history, woman
Quote by Camille Paglia about sex
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
Quote by Camille Paglia about sex, wanderer, envy, earth, man, nothing
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
Quote by Camille Paglia about religion, bodybuilding, mathematics, sport, science, art, magic, nature
My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
Quote by Camille Paglia about excess
My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a...
Quote by Camille Paglia about liberty, democracy, thinking, state, use
Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth.
Quote by Camille Paglia about woman, myth, sex, imagination, art, magic, nature, moment
Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action, its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.
Quote by Camille Paglia about truth, action, imagination, nature, human imperfections
Quote by Camille Paglia about sex, seduction
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
Quote by Camille Paglia about television, reality, books, human imperfections, life
The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
Quote by Camille Paglia about politics, emotions, art, magic, value, pleasure, beauty