Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis

was an English painter and author
The puritanical potentialities of science have never been forecast. If it evolves a body of organized rites, and is established as a religion, hierarchically organized, things more than anything else will be done in the name of decency. The coarse fumes of tobacco and liquors, the consequent tainting of the breath and staining of white fingers and teeth, which is so offensive to many women, will be the first things attended to.More Wyndham Lewis quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So-called austerity, the stoic injunction, is the path towards universal destruction. It is the old, the fatal, competitive path. Pull in your belt is a slogan closely related to gird up your loins, or the guns-butter metaphor.More Wyndham Lewis quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.More Wyndham Lewis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Wyndham Lewis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite....More Wyndham Lewis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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