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The horror of the Twentieth Century was the size of each new event, and the paucity of its reverberation.
~ Norman Mailer - [Twentieth Century]

 

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The sickness of our times for me has been just this damn thing that everything has been getting smaller and smaller and less and less important, that the romantic spirit has dried up, that there is no shame today. We're all getting so mean and small and petty and ridiculous, and we all live under the threat of extermination.
~ Norman Mailer - [Modern and Modernism]

 

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There is nothing safe about sex. There never will be.
~ Norman Mailer - [Sex]

 

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There is one expanding horror in American life. It is that our long odyssey toward liberty, democracy and freedom-for-all may be achieved in such a way that utopia remains forever closed, and we live in freedom and hell, debased of style, not individual from one another, void of courage, our fear rationalized away.
~ Norman Mailer - [America]

 

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There's a subterranean impetus towards pornography so powerful that half the business world is juiced by the sort of half sex that one finds in advertisements.
~ Norman Mailer - [Pornography]

 

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Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.
~ Norman Mailer - [Heroes and Heroism]

 

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What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil.
~ Norman Mailer - [Minorities]

 

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Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
~ Norman Mailer - [Writers and Writing]

 

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