Quotation Explorer - 'Categories'

Being on the fringes of the world is not the best place for someone who intends to re-create it: here again, to go beyond the given, one must be deeply rooted in it. Personal accomplishments are almost impossible in human categories collectively kept in an inferior situation. - Simone de Beauvoir
In some ways, art is the most terrifying of human inventions. It preserves the right to undermine all the categories. The history of art is the history of iconoclasm, the history of some new voice saying that everything you know is wrong. - Richard Powers
There are two different categories of love. The first category is called a fairytale. The second category of love is called just another lesson - Taylor Swift
Basically there can be no categories such as 'religious' art and 'secular' art, because all true art is incarnational, and therefore 'religious. - Madeleine L'Engle
Her brain is like a filing cabinet everything neatly stored in categories. My brain is more like soup everything all blended and mushed together. - Cat Clarke
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost. - Russell Baker
Humanity is composed but of two categories, the invalids and the nurses. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I am despised by an army of undiscerning academic highbrows, and ridiculed by semi-educated and vengeful "China-experts" whose era of translating Chinese into Western categories has now come to an end. The public is ready for non-European vocabularies. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
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