"On the surface we all act like we all love each other and we're free and easy, and actually we're far more moralistic than any other society I've ever lived in."
"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."Kathy Acker 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."Kathy Acker on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Kathy Acker on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Kathy Acker on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Kathy Acker on Mahatma Gandhi
"I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material."