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That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all. - Henry Ward Beecher


It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it. - Wystan Hugh Auden


No people come into possession of a culture without having paid a heavy price for it. - James Arthur Baldwin


If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it. - Anais Nin


However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power. - Kate Millett


Ours is a culture based on excess, on overproduction; the result is a steady loss of sharpness in our sensory experience. All the conditions of modern life, its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness, conjoin to dull our sensory faculties. - Susan Sontag


The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behaviour exists and it suggests the form that such behaviour takes. - Freda Adler


It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable. - Northrop Frye