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Derek Jarman
(1942-1994) born on
Jan 31
English filmmaker. His films include "The Angelic Conversation," 1985 and "Edward II," 1991.
         
   
F
I wouldn't wish the eighties on anyone, it was the time when all that was rotten bubbled to the surface. If you were not at the receiving end of this mayhem you could be unaware of it.

R
The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or. . . delusion.
A
Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision . . .
N
One of the joys our technological civilisation has lost is the excitement with which seasonal flowers and fruits were welcomed; the first daffodil, strawberry or cherry are now things of the past, along with their precious moment of arrival.
K
I'm not afraid of death but I am afraid of dying. Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of social ostracism cannot be taken away.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: At Your Own Risk: A Saint's Testament, "1980's" (1992).
R: Modern Nature: The Journals of Derek Jarman, entry for 22 Feb. 1989 (1991), referring to the film industry.
A: At Your Own Risk: A Saint's Testament, "1940's" (1992).
N: Modern Nature: The Journals of Derek Jarman (1991), entry for 7 Feb. 1989.
K: At Your Own Risk: A Saint's Testament, "1980's" (1992), of being HIV positive.
   


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