Susan Sontag was a great literary artist,a fearless and original thinker, ever valiant for truth, and an indefatigable ally in many struggles.
More Quotes from Salman Rushdie:The novel does not seek to establish a privileged language but it insists upon the freedom to portray and analyse the struggle between the different contestants for such privileges.
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it.
The real risks for any artist are taken. . . in pushing the work to the limits of what is possible, in the attempt to increase the sum of what it is possible to think. Books become good when they go to this edge and risk falling over it. . .
Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations.
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I was pursuing the inner path at the expense of the rest of my being and the rest of the world.
Roosevelt talked not only about Freedom from Fear, but also Freedom from Want.
I don't have to say 'Rap it up' every two seconds, or 'Don't do drugs' every two seconds. They know they're not supposed to use drugs, and they know they're supposed to put a condom on.