Primo Quotes

Norman Mailer

Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back ...

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Short-term amnesia is not the worst affliction if you have an Irish flair for the sauce.

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We are close to dead. There are faces and bodies like gorged maggots on the dance floor, on the high ...

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Television is coitus interruptus brought into aesthetics.

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Writers don't have lifestyles. They just sit in little rooms and write.

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I would introduce myself if it were not useless. The name I had last night will not be the same as t ...

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Culture is worth a little risk,

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I don't think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the ...

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Reagan bankrupted the Soviet Union by increasing armaments.

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Faction is that hybrid of documented fact and novelistic elaboration.

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Conservatives are people who look at a tree and feel instinctively that it is more beautiful than an ...

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The natural role of twentieth-century man is anxiety.

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We think of Marilyn who was every man's love affair with America. Marilyn Monroe who was blonde and ...

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Writing can wreck your body. You sit there on the chair hour after hour and sweat your guts out to g ...

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What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptio ...

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