Best Quotes by Susan Sontag (Top 10)

  1. Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
  2. Sanity is a cozy lie.
  3. The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
  4. I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
  5. The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
  6. The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
  7. To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt.
  8. Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.
  9. Volume depends precisely on the writer's having been able to sit in a room every day, year after year, alone.
  10. I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.

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