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“It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the desire to participate in a moment when life breaks through to some higher level of intensity so that one's own life might take fire from that sudden spurted flame.”
“S. is talking in my ear with the desperate insistence of a commentator.”
“The way back is always shorter.”
Maya Deren, U.S. filmmaker, anthropologist
(1917 - 1961)