Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
Quote by Theodor Adorno
The most powerful person is he who is able to do least himself and burden...
Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of...
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the...
No emancipation without that of society.
Lies are told only to convey to someone that one has no need either of...
He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image...
Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what...
Horror is beyond the reach of psychology.
None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.
Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has...
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Normality is death.
True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed...
He who has laughter on his side has no need of proof.
In psycho-analysis nothing is true except the exaggerations.
Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at...