Kathy Acker Quotes

Top 65 wise famous quotes and sayings by Kathy Acker

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Kathy Acker quotes: Love goes away when your mind goes away and then you're someone else. Love goes away when your mind goes away and then you're someone else.
Kathy Acker quotes: [ ... ] A society that drives its members to desperate solutions is a non-viable society, a society to be replaced. [ ... ] A society that drives its members to desperate solutions is a non-viable society, a society to be replaced.
Kathy Acker quotes: There must be a secret hidden in this book or else you wouldn't bother to read it There must be a secret hidden in this book or else you wouldn't bother to read it
Kathy Acker quotes: You can do whatever you want with my work. You can do whatever you want with my work.
Kathy Acker quotes: Dreams are manifestations of identities. Dreams are manifestations of identities.
Kathy Acker quotes: Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating. Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating.
Kathy Acker quotes: I am a limitless series of natural disasters and all of these disasters have been unnaturally repressed. I am a limitless series of natural disasters and all of these disasters have been unnaturally repressed.
Kathy Acker quotes: All memory can do is scream for touch. All memory can do is scream for touch.
Kathy Acker quotes: I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever. I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.
Kathy Acker quotes: Culture is that which falsifies. Culture is that which falsifies.
Kathy Acker quotes: I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them. I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them.
Kathy Acker quotes: I'm very staid compared to my students, actually. I'm very staid compared to my students, actually.
Kathy Acker quotes: The more rapidly the water moves, the lighter it seems. The more rapidly the water moves, the lighter it seems.
Kathy Acker quotes: One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out. One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out.
Kathy Acker quotes: That's what the right-wing is good at: figuring out the left wing. That's what the right-wing is good at: figuring out the left wing.
Kathy Acker quotes: Education,' one of R's teachers taught, 'teaches you not to be yourself.' But who is yourself? R decided if it or he wasn't blood, it wasn't anything. Education,' one of R's teachers taught, 'teaches you not to be yourself.' But who is yourself? R decided if it or he wasn't blood, it wasn't anything.
Kathy Acker quotes: I question: do we really understand the differences between modernist and postmodernist? I question: do we really understand the differences between modernist and postmodernist?
Kathy Acker quotes: What she really wanted [ ... ] was [ ... ] "to experience every emotion to the limit" so she could go beyond every limit. What she really wanted [ ... ] was [ ... ] "to experience every emotion to the limit" so she could go beyond every limit.
Kathy Acker quotes: Death is another bar which lies several steps below the normal world. I'm at its threshold, but not yet in it. Its doorway is doorless. Death is another bar which lies several steps below the normal world. I'm at its threshold, but not yet in it. Its doorway is doorless.
Kathy Acker quotes: There's a backlash against womyn that's really bad right now. There's a backlash against womyn that's really bad right now.
Kathy Acker quotes: I think the best thing in cases of censorship or things like this is to get as much media as possible. I think the best thing in cases of censorship or things like this is to get as much media as possible.
Kathy Acker quotes: As if l was pitch black and everyone else, pastel As if l was pitch black and everyone else, pastel
Kathy Acker quotes: The only reaction against an unbearable society is equally unbearable nonsense. The only reaction against an unbearable society is equally unbearable nonsense.
Kathy Acker quotes: We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things. We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things.
Kathy Acker quotes: GET RID OF MEANING. YOUR MIND IS A NIGHTMARE THAT HAS BEEN EATING YOU: NOW EAT YOUR MIND. GET RID OF MEANING. YOUR MIND IS A NIGHTMARE THAT HAS BEEN EATING YOU: NOW EAT YOUR MIND.
Kathy Acker quotes: You can't change old people. Unlike middle-aged people, they do what they want. You can't change old people. Unlike middle-aged people, they do what they want.
Kathy Acker quotes: I want to get out of here means I want to be innocent. I want to get out of here means I want to be innocent.
Kathy Acker quotes: The whole world is men's bloody fantasies. The whole world is men's bloody fantasies.
Kathy Acker quotes: I mean, once work's out there it's meant to be used. I mean, once work's out there it's meant to be used.
Kathy Acker quotes: I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it. I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it.
Kathy Acker quotes: A novel is a book with a lot of pages. A novel is a book with a lot of pages.
Kathy Acker quotes: There are times when the law jeopardizes those who obey it. There are times when the law jeopardizes those who obey it.
Kathy Acker quotes: But guys such as Allen and William are more supportive than most men. But guys such as Allen and William are more supportive than most men.
Kathy Acker quotes: I'm what happens after death, which is writing. I'm what happens after death, which is writing.
Kathy Acker quotes: Come alive, dead heart, and sing. Come alive, dead heart, and sing.
Kathy Acker quotes: There is no master narrative nor realist perspective to provide a background of social and historical facts. There is no master narrative nor realist perspective to provide a background of social and historical facts.
Kathy Acker quotes: Whereas the slums in Hamburg are the slums of its sailors, Berlin is a big slum. Whereas the slums in Hamburg are the slums of its sailors, Berlin is a big slum.
Kathy Acker quotes: Yeah, I mean, I put work out there for people to use and I'm grateful when you use it. Yeah, I mean, I put work out there for people to use and I'm grateful when you use it.
Kathy Acker quotes: Traveling around I don't think people are that horrible, I think they just don't know. Traveling around I don't think people are that horrible, I think they just don't know.
Kathy Acker quotes: First of all, writing at best - certainly fiction writing - more and more I think is magic. First of all, writing at best - certainly fiction writing - more and more I think is magic.
Kathy Acker quotes: Everytime you read, you are walking among the dead, and, if you are listening, you just might hear prophecies. Everytime you read, you are walking among the dead, and, if you are listening, you just might hear prophecies.
Kathy Acker quotes: But I still don't have a clear idea of what my voice is. But I still don't have a clear idea of what my voice is.
Kathy Acker quotes: Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive. Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive.
Kathy Acker quotes: Literature is that which denounces and slashes apart the repressing machine at the level of the signified. Literature is that which denounces and slashes apart the repressing machine at the level of the signified.
Kathy Acker quotes: IF THERE IS A GOD, GOD IS DISJUNCTION AND MADNESS. IF THERE IS A GOD, GOD IS DISJUNCTION AND MADNESS.
Kathy Acker quotes: And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation. And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.
Kathy Acker quotes: I found my voice was a reaction to all that voice stuff. I found my voice was a reaction to all that voice stuff.
Kathy Acker quotes: Pain is the world. I don't have anywhere to run. Pain is the world. I don't have anywhere to run.
Kathy Acker quotes: If you ask me what I want, I'll tell you. I want everything. If you ask me what I want, I'll tell you. I want everything.
Kathy Acker quotes: When the word ends, there'll be no more air. That's why it's important to pollute the air now. When the word ends, there'll be no more air. That's why it's important to pollute the air now.