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Letter "C" » contemporary
«It is a tribute to the peculiar horror of contemporary life that it makes the worst features of earlier times -- the stupefaction of the masses, the obsessed and driven lives of the bourgeoisie -- seem attractive by comparison.»
«An obituary should be an exercise in contemporary history, not a funeral oration.»
«In America, the land of the permanent revolution, ulcers and cancer often become, for the men at the top, the contemporary equivalent of the guillotine.»
«A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.»
«Anyone who has invented a better mousetrap, or the contemporary equivalent, can expect to be harassed by strangers demanding that you read their unpublished manuscripts or undergo the humiliation of public speaking, usually on remote Midwestern campuses.»
Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
, The Contemporary
«Commercial rock 'n' roll music is a brutalization of the stream of contemporary Negro church music an obscene looting of a cultural expression.»
Author: Ralph Ellison
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«Experience has taught me that the shallowest of communist platitudes contains more of a hierarchy of meaning than contemporary bourgeois profundity.»
«A great deal of contemporary criticism reads to me like a man saying: `Of course I do not like green cheese: I am very fond of brown sherry.'»
Author: G. K. Chesterton
, The Contemporary
«Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early.»
«At the moment of the contemporary metaphysician's loftiest flight, when he is most gratefully warmed by the feeling that he is far above all the ordinary airlanes and has an absolutely novel concept by the tail, he is suddenly pulled up by the discov»