Kathy Acker Quotes

I understand that postmodern literature probably means people like DeLillo, The Fiction Collective, but I don't get it that those writers are really influenced by postmodern theorists.

Influence Quotes, Literature Quotes, Writers Quotes

I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering about that usage of language, various breathing techniques and why in these practices language is being used in another way.

Practice Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Language Quotes

Traveling around I don't think people are that horrible, I think they just don't know.

Travel Quotes


One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out.

Power Quotes

I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material.

Work Quotes, Dreams Quotes, Material Quotes

On the surface we all act like we all love each other and we're free and easy, and actually we're far more moralistic than any other society I've ever lived in.

Love Quotes

And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.

Work Quotes, Language Quotes

Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive.

Fear Quotes

Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating.

Energy Quotes

I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully. It's sorta internal censorship. We censor each other.

Anger Quotes

We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things.

Understanding Quotes

Well, I think writing is basically about time and rhythm. Like with jazz. You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it. And the riffs are about timing.

Time Quotes

I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.

Important Quotes

I found my voice was a reaction to all that voice stuff.

Action Quotes

5 Top Kathy Acker quotes about Work

I mean, once work's out there it's meant to be used.

Work Quotes

I mean, they censor your work when they're scared of it.

Work Quotes

Yeah, I mean, I put work out there for people to use and I'm grateful when you use it.

Work Quotes

You can do whatever you want with my work.

Work Quotes

You know I've had work banned.

Work Quotes