But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
Quote by Theodor Adorno
Theodor Adorno Quotes
The individual mirrors in his individuation the preordained social laws of exploitation, however mediated.
Thinking no longer means anymore than checking at each moment whether one can indeed think.
Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what...
In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.
Anti-Semitism is the rumour about the Jews.
The most powerful person is he who is able to do least himself and burden...
He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image...
Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization...
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay...
Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one...
Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of...
Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
The hardest hit, as everywhere, are those who have no choice.
Once the last trace of emotion has been eradicated, nothing remains of thought but absolute...
The specific is not exclusive: it lacks the aspiration to totality.
To say 'we' and mean 'I' is one of the most recondite insults.
Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of...
Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
Life has become the ideology of its own absence.