Raymond Williams Quotes

Most works of art are effectively treated as commodities and most artists, even when they justly claim quite other intentions, are effectively treated as a category of independent craftsmen or skilled workers producing a certain kind of marginal commodity.
Raymond Williams (1921-1988), British novelist, critic. "Art," Keywords (1976).
What breaks capitalism, all that will ever break capitalism, is capitalists. The faster they run the more strain on their heart.
Raymond Williams (1921-1988), British novelist, critic. Monkey Pitter, in Loyalties, pt. 3, ch. 2 (1985). This was Williams's last novel.