John Berger quotes

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The function of the hero in art is to inspire the reader or spectator to continue in the same spirit from where he, the hero, leav ...
One of the fundamental reasons why so many doctors become cynical and disillusioned is precisely because, when the abstract ideali ...
Common-sense is part of the home-made ideology of those who have been deprived of fundamental learning, of those who have been kep ...
Nothing fortuitous happens in a child's world. There are no accidents. Everything is connected with everything else and everything ...
When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience o ...
Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
A man's death makes everything certain about him. Of course, secrets may die with him. And of course, a hundred years later somebo ...
Painting throughout its history has served many purposes, has been flat and has used perspective, has been framed and has been lef ...
The existence of pleasure is the first mystery. The existence of pain has prompted far more philosophical speculation. Pleasure an ...
To live and die amongst foreigners may seem less absurd than to live persecuted or tortured by one's fellow countrymen.... But to ...
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