War and Art
The Art of War

No work without an aggressive character can be a masterpiece. Art, like battle, can be nothing but violence, cruelty and injustice...

We will glorify war, the world's only hygiene --- militarism, patriotism, the destructive gesture of freedom-bringers, beautiful ideas worth dying for, and scorn for woman.

--- From Le Roi Bombance (1910)
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
Quoted by Mark Ford
The London Review of Books
20 May 2004
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