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Wyndham Lewis

English,  Author
Total Quotes : 11
Some However Praised

Almost anything that can be praised or advocated has been put to some disgusting use. There is no principle, however immaculate, that has not had its compromising manipulator.

- Wyndham Lewis

Revolution Result Feminine

As a result of the feminist revolution, 'feminine' becomes an abusive epithet.

- Wyndham Lewis

Rude More Polite

It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite.

- Wyndham Lewis

Country United States

I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum.

- Wyndham Lewis

Woman Some Primitive

Men were only made into 'men' with great difficulty even in primitive society: the male is not naturally 'a man' any more than the woman. He has to be propped up into that position with some ingenuity, and is always likely to collapse.

- Wyndham Lewis

Rather Belong Hundred

A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.

- Wyndham Lewis

Art Standard Lavish

The art of advertisement, after the American manner, has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives, that no standard of value whatever is intact.

- Wyndham Lewis

Like Western Countries

In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of 'freedom', like a bastard brother of reform.

- Wyndham Lewis

Back Shade Natural

Prostration is our natural position. A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade, and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men.

- Wyndham Lewis

World Perfect Without

If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble.

- Wyndham Lewis

Today Rather Consequence

Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.

- Wyndham Lewis