The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us.
Quote by Theodor Adorno
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Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Happiness is obsolete: uneconomic.
Not only is the self entwined in society it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.
Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Let wind blow and the rain fall to wash and take away all problems, it's time for a change.
I don't think know if anything's going to translate anywhere. You're making a movie, you hope it's going to be funny, you can't think about how it's going to go over.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils for time is the greatest innovator.
I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage.
U.S. nuclear technology is one of this nation's most valuable secrets, and it should have been protected.
I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
When you think of what Americans accomplished, building these amazing cities and all the good it's done in the world, it's kind of disheartening to hear so much hatred of America, not just from abroad, but internally.