No emancipation without that of society.
Quote by Theodor Adorno
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Theodor Adorno Quotes
Normality is death.
None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
The splinter in your eye is the best magnifying-glass.
Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.
Not only is the self entwined in society it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
My business is to prevent the future.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.
I love prints of skulls and bones and have some taxidermy - a crow and a rabbit - to remind me of home. I like art and have a big portrait of Bjork.
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.