Kathy Acker Quotes & Sayings

33 most famous Kathy Acker quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She was an American activist who passed away on 30 November, 1997.

Kathy Acker Quotes
“Well, I think writing is basically about time and rhythm. Like with jazz. You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it. And the riffs are about timing.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully. It's sorta internal censorship. We censor each other.”
“We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“I write it to get it out of me. I don't write it to remember it.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“I mean, they censor your work when they're scared of it.”
“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.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“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.”
Kathy Acker Quotes
“One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out.”

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