Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
- "The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my… "The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my generation's egalitarianism was a sentimental error. I now see the hierarchical as both beautiful and necessary. Efficiency liberates; egalitarianism tangles, delays, blocks, deadens." - Camille Paglia
- Camille Paglia Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature. Camille Paglia quotes
- Camille Paglia The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience. Camille Paglia quotes
- "Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you… "Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you are. A man finds his identity by identifying. A man's identity is not best thought of as the way in which he is separated from his fellows but the way in which he is united with them." - Robert Terwilliger