It’s great to listen to men talk about sports or fights or war or even hunting sometimes, but the presence of the other, the presence of art and beauty, which crude masculinity seems to discount, is essential. Real civilization and real manhood seem to me to include those.BrainyQuote. 2020. 62 James Salter Quotes – Inspirational Quotes At Brainyquote. [online] Available at: <https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/james-salter-quotes> [Accessed 10 June 2020].