Iain Sinclair Quotes & Sayings

16 most famous Iain Sinclair quotes and sayings (writer). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“With the world as it now presents itself, there is something perverse, and probably dysfunctional, about a person who stays in the same house for 40 years. What about the expanding family syndrome, the school-lottery migration, the property portfolio neurosis? Have you no imagination?”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“The world changes, but I want that change to be necessary or respectful of what has happened before. Everything changes, and that's quite right.”
“The negotiation of city space has been made more difficult with the idea that redevelopment is an improvement for some vague future - but it's never like that, is it? Once you get there, for economic reasons you have to generate the next project - so you're immediately starting to dig up something else, and so it goes on.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“You can't impose a legacy.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“I don't feel proprietary, but I do feel there is a human identity to the borough of Hackney that's quite peculiar. It was always bloody-minded and difficult; it always stood up to central government.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“There is an obvious connection, on the declining Roman empire's bread and circuses model, between political enthusiasm for public spectacles and the periods when we are least able to pay for them.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“If the landscape changes, then I don't know who I am either. The landscape is a refracted autobiography. As it disappears you lose your sense of self.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“If people are telling you a story about themselves, they gradually map their own local territories and know themselves by them.”
Iain Sinclair Quotes
“The kind of world I'm endlessly going on about is pretty well doomed, but nevertheless I think there are recesses of it worth celebrating.”

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