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“Sometimes a person has to stop talking about art for a moment and take a look around.”
“I want to be a witness to my own time because I've had a sneaking suspicion lately that I'm gonna live a lot longer than most of the people I meet. If I'm gonna be the only one still around to say what happened, I'd better pay close attention now.”
“I went to my 30th high school reunion, and I could tell who was gay and who was straight because the gay people were like, 'Sarah, you've been doing so much,' and the straight people were like, 'So, Sarah, what have you been doing?'”
“People see themselves as 'succeeding' because they are individually exceptional — they don't see that there is a mechanism that has made it possible for them.”
Sarah Schulman, U.S. writer, historian, playwright, lesbian activist
Full name: Sarah Miriam Schulman.