Maxioms Pet

X

Maxioms by John Berger

  ( comments )
  32  /  38  

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?.

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?.

by John Berger Found in: Boredom Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  16  /  15  

The past grows gradually around one, like a placenta for dying.

The past grows gradually around one, like a placenta for dying.

by John Berger Found in: History Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  7  /  17  

Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but read more

Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does.

by John Berger Found in: Photography Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  17  /  22  

When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to read more

When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together.

by John Berger Found in: Melancholy Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  22  /  34  

Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the read more

Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the season they re-enact the same drama. Deep in the nature of theatre is a sense of ritual. The cinema, by contrast, transports its audience individually, singly, out of the theatre towards the unknown.

by John Berger Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet