Quotation by Eugène Ionesco

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An avant-garde man is like an enemy inside a city he is bent on destroying, against which he rebels; for like any system of government, an established form of expression is also a form of oppression. The avant-garde man is the opponent of an existing system.
Eugène Ionesco (b. 1912), Romanian–born French playwright. repr. In Notes and Counter Notes (1962). "A Talk about the Avant-Garde," lecture, Helsinki (June 1959).
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