Under the conditions of a rising standard of living, non-conformity with the system itself appears to be socially useless, and the more so when it entails tangible economic and political disadvantages and threatens the smooth operation of the whole.
—Herbert Marcuse (One-Dimensional Man, p. 4)
Regard is a habit of care. It is appreciation and esteem. It is the right of repair.
—Christina Sharpe (Ordinary Notes, p. 256)