"I say the law should be blind to race, gender and sexual orientation, just as it claims to be blind to wealth and power. There should be no specially protected groups of any kind, except for children, the severely disabled and the elderly, whose physical frailty demands society's care."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Camille Paglia on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Camille Paglia on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Camille Paglia on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Camille Paglia on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Camille Paglia on Mahatma Gandhi
"Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth."
"Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it."
"Rule of art: Cant kills creativity!"
"Does art have a future? Performance genres like opera, theater, music and dance are thriving all over the world, but the visual arts have been in slow decline for nearly 40 years. No major figure of profound influence has emerged in painting or sculpture since the waning of Pop Art and the birth of Minimalism in the early 1970s."
"The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience."