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- John Peter Berger (5 November 1926 – 2 January 2017) was an English art critic, novelist, painter and poet. His novel G. won the 1972 Booker Prize, and...
- English name may sometimes be /ˈbɜːrdʒər/ BUR-jər. Notable people with this surname include: Charles W. Berger, American politician James S. Berger...
- 1972 television series of 30-minute films created chiefly by writer John Berger and producer Mike Dibb. It was broadcast on BBC Two in January 1972 and...
- Berger is of English and Russian descent, born in Lydney, England, in 1963. He is the son of the English author John Berger and Anya Bostock-Berger....
- Helmut Berger (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛlmuːt ˈbɛʁɡɐ] ( listen); born Helmut Steinberger; 29 May 1944) is an Austrian film and television actor. He is...
- Thomas Louis Berger (July 20, 1924 – July 13, 2014) was an American novelist. Probably best known for his picaresque novel Little Big Man and the subsequent...
- singing career in partnership with, the late French singer-songwriter Michel Berger, until his death. The couple had two children. Isabelle Geneviève Marie...
- life of Colonel Mickey Marcus, and stars Kirk Douglas, Senta Berger, Yul Brynner, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and Angie Dickinson. Melville Shavelson adapted...
- artificial, synthesized electronic textures. She has worked closely with artists from the PC Music label, including A.G. Cook and QT, and has produced for...
- the prize's fortieth anniversary, "The Best of the Booker". John Berger won with G in 1972. Nadine Gordimer won with The Conservationist...

List of quotations by John Berger

Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does

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 You can plan events, but if they go according to... by John Berger at QuoteAbout.net
What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time

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 The poverty of our century is unlike that of any... by John Berger at QuoteAbout.net
The past grows gradually around one, like a placenta for dying

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When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own

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Nothing in the nature around us is evil. This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the supposed cruelty of nature

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Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures. The daily media add to this by cutting off the past. Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present

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 The human imagination... has great difficulty in... by John Berger at QuoteAbout.net
The camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us. Yet no other god has been so cynical, for the camera records in order to forget

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 Publicity is the life of this culture - in so far... by John Berger at QuoteAbout.net
Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon

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