Quotes of Emblematic

“ Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, it's intimate and psychological — resistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul. ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich

“ Though collecting quotations could be considered as merely an ironic mimetism — victimless collecting, as it were… in a world that is well on its way to becoming one vast quarry, the collector becomes someone engaged in a pious work of salvage… ”

- Susan Sontag
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