Writer, playwright and activist Susan Sontag lived through a fascinating shift in our cultural history, as this successful woman’s diary excerpts clearly show when she considers the topic of love.
Maria Popova at Brain Pickings recently combed through her diaries, published in As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980 and picked a number of her thoughts on relationships, which were then illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton.
Usually, most of us choose to cherish the quotes portraying what we desire over what we experience, so Popova’s selections are unique in that they portray the vulnerability and keen insight of Sontag.
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