Modes

Famous quotes containing the word modes:

    In the final analysis, “style” is art. And art is nothing more or less than various modes of stylized, dehumanized representation.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    There are two modes of transport in Los Angeles: car and ambulance. Visitors who wish to remain inconspicuous are advised to choose the latter
    Fran Lebowitz (b. 1951)

    The human condition is such that pain and effort are not just symptoms which can be removed without changing life itself; they are the modes in which life itself, together with the necessity to which it is bound, makes itself felt. For mortals, the “easy life of the gods” would be a lifeless life.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)