But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
Quote by Theodor Adorno
Theodor Adorno Quotes
Insane sects grow with the same rhythm as big organizations. It is the rhythm of...
The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
No emancipation without that of society.
He who matures early lives in anticipation.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed...
An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the...
Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself,...
In the end, glorification of splendid underdogs is nothing other than glorification of the splendid...
The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.
The whole is the false.
History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it.
The individual mirrors in his individuation the preordained social laws of exploitation, however mediated.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay...
Life has become the ideology of its own absence.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
The hardest hit, as everywhere, are those who have no choice.
The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen...
War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal...