Quotes of Dispossess

“ No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit… ”

- Sylvia Ashton Warner

“ In New York — whose subway trains in particular have been "tattooed" with an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame — not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements . Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the "haves… ”

- Gilbert Adair

“ To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light. ”

- Jean Baudrillard
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