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"This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave."

"There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit."

"Radical Chic, after all, is only radical in Style; in its heart it is part of Society and its traditions - Politics, like Rock, Pop, and Camp, has its uses."

"We are now in the Me Decade - seeing the upward roll of the third great religious wave in American history."

"On Wall Street he and a few others - how many? three hundred, four hundred, five hundred? had become precisely that... Masters of the Universe."

"Pornography was the great vice of the Seventies; plutography - the graphic depiction of the acts of the rich - the the great vice of the Eighties."

"To a man of sixty... one of the grimmest reminders of the Reaper's approach comes when his doctors, the people who have attended to his body for decades, begin retiring on him... or dying on him... or both."

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