No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.
Quote by Theodor Adorno
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Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us.
Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
Exuberant health is always, as such, sickness also.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
There's something brave and touching about game girls of all ages keeping themselves smart in hard times - one thinks of those wonderful women during World War II drawing stocking seams in eyebrow pencil up the back of legs stained with gravy browning because nylons were so hard to get hold of.
There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.
True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella.
The only time I think about life beyond F1 is when I contemplate becoming a dad. But there's no way that's going to happen while I'm still racing. To be successful in F1 you need to be very selfish in lots of ways and you're away from home for long periods. That's not the kind of father I want to be.
We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.