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Goodman, Paul
Born: 1911-09-09
Died: 1972-08-02

US critic.

Quotes

Few great men could pass Personnel.
- Paul Goodman

Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.
- Paul Goodman

It rarely adds anything to say, "In my opinion" --not even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the Pope.
- Paul Goodman

The important thing about travel in foreign lands is that it breaks the speech habits and makes you blab less, and breaks the habitual space-feeling because of different village plans and different landscapes. It is less important that there are different mores, for you counteract these with your own reaction-formations.
- Paul Goodman

When the Devil quotes Scriptures, it's not, really, to deceive, but simply that the masses are so ignorant of theology that somebody has to teach them the elementary texts before he can seduce them.
- Paul Goodman

To translate, one must have a style of his own, for otherwise the translation will have no rhythm or nuance, which come from the process of artistically thinking through and molding the sentences; they cannot be reconstituted by piecemeal imitation. The problem of translation is to retreat to a simpler tenor of one's own style and creatively adjust this to one's author.
- Paul Goodman

There is such a thing as food and such a thing as poison. But the damage done by those who pass off poison as food is far less than that done by those who generation after generation convince people that food is poison.
- Paul Goodman

 


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