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Quotation by John Berger
What makes shit such a universal joke is that it's an unmistakeable reminder of our duality, of our soiled nature and of our will to glory. It is the ultimate lèse-majesté.
John Berger (b. 1926), British author, critic. repr. In Keeping a Rendezvous as "A Load of Shit" (1992). "Muck and Its Entanglements," Harper's (New York, May 1989).
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