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Susan Sontag quotes and sayings

Author | Born: January 16, 1933 - Died: December 28, 2004
Susan Sontag motivational quote : Why wouldn't you write to escape yourself as much as you might write to express yourself? It's far more interesting to write about others.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : Tragedy is a vision of nihilism, a heroic or ennobling vision of nihilism.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : Try not to live in a linguistic slum.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : A photograph is not only an image , an interpretation of the real; it is also a trace, something directly stenciled off the real, like a footprint or a death mask.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : What we need is to use what we have.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : Loeb has been doing wonderfully patient work, exploring the American conscience from the inside. I regard him as something of a national treasure.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : The best criticism, and it is uncommon, is of this sort that dissolves considerations of content into those of form.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : In photographing dwarfs, you don't get majesty and beauty. You get dwarfs.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : the process of building a self and its works is always too slow. One is always in arrears to oneself.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : Love dies because its birth was an error.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : One criticizes in others what one recognizes and despises in oneself. For example, an artist who is revolted by another's ambitiousness.
Susan Sontag motivational quote : Camp is art that proposes itself seriously, but cannot be taken altogether seriously because it is 'too much.