Susan Sontag Quote
“The truth is always something that is told, not something that is known. If there were no speaking or writing, there would be no truth about anything. There would only be what is.”
The Benefactor (1963), Ch. 1, p. 1, Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN 0-312-42012-9
As quoted in: TIME Magazine, Dec. 11, 1989, "Books: Of Cats, Myths and Pizza" by By Stefan Kanfer
Born: January 16, 1933
Died: December 28, 2004 (aged 71)
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist
Bio: Susan Sontag was an American essayist, literary icon, and political activist whose works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, The Way We Live Now, and Regarding the Pain of Others.