Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
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The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open.
Even bad books are books and therefore sacred.
Whenever there has been talk of exterminating rats, others, who were not rats, have been exterminated.
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