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Lionel Trilling Quotes

Quotes by Lionel Trilling - (4 quotes)

Lionel Trilling - From the Fantasy category:

The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy. (Lionel Trilling)

Lionel Trilling - From the Politics category:

There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination. (Lionel Trilling)

Lionel Trilling - From the Suffering category:

What marks the artist is his power to shape the material of the pain we all have. (Lionel Trilling)

Lionel Trilling - From the Tyranny category:

A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment. (Lionel Trilling)