„Art’s true purpose is to be human as opposed to some rarefied activity set away from real life. I think art should help you to navigate the real challenges of being a human being.“

Quoted in the documentary The Question Mark Inside broadcast in the UK by Sky Arts (30 October 2009).

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„What can art accomplish? The purpose of art is to accumulate the human within the human being.“

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„Education is a set of analogies to a genuinely human existence, of which the arts are the model. Merely human life is of course a demonic analogy or parody of genuinely human life.“

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„Real art must always involve some witchcraft.“

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„Hey Rob. I think you should challenge a real New Breed Leader. Me!“

—  Phil Brooks American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist 1978

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