Author Archives: Abraham Menashe

"What is a quote? A quote (cognate with quota) is a cut, a section, a slice of someone's orange. You suck the slice, toss the rind, skate away."
— Anne Carson
Canadian poet, born June 21, 1950

"First we build the tools, then they build us."
— Marshall McLuhan
Canadian philosopher of communication theory, died December 31, 1980

"The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it."
— Gustave Courbet
French painter, died December 31, 1877