Cultural Criticism Quotes

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Theodor W. Adorno
“What can oppose the decline of the west is not a resurrected culture but the utopia that is silently contained in the image of its decline.”
Theodor W. Adorno

John Ruskin
“All great art is praise.”
John Ruskin, Lectures on Art

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Business people - Your business - is your greatest prejudice: it ties you to your locality, to the company you keep, to the inclinations you feel. Diligent in business - but indolent in spirit, content with your inadequacy, and with the cloak of duty hung over this contentment: that is how you live, that is how you want your children to live!”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality

“Psychotherapy is the art of finding the angel of hope in the midst of terror, despair and madness.”
Cloe Madanes

Jason Najum
“I avoided one-on-one situations, eye contact, and healthy relationships. Instead I took refuge in drinking too much, cheap sex, and sarcasm.”
Jason Najum, Delusions of Grandeur

Jason Najum
“Everything around me affirmed there was nothing else I could do – yet everything inside me cried that I was not doing enough.”
Jason Najum, Delusions of Grandeur

Jason Najum
“A lifelong movie I already knew the ending to”
Jason Najum, Delusions of Grandeur

“When you trick somebody into participating in a small-time fraud, it's called a 'scam.' But when the scam is so big that people have no choice but to participate, it's called 'economics.”
Mark Russell

“When you trick somebody into participating in a small-time fraud, it's called a 'scam.' But when the scam is so big that people have no choice but to participate, it's called 'economics.”
Mark Russell, The Flintstones Volume 2

Robert Appelbaum
“Have I mentioned the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989, and the collapse of a section of the Bay Bridge, or the Oakland ‘firestorm’ of 1991? No need. There are already there, in my narratives that fail to mention them, in my dreams that fail to represent them.”
Robert Appelbaum, Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“With some things we are trying to solve some of the problems that are caused by some of the things with which we are trying to solve some of the problems that are caused by some things.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Unfortunately, human progress is generally determined not by our spiritual, our emotional, and our intellectual development but by that of our technologies.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Rehan Khan
“My type of politics leads to a clash of religions, a clash of cultures and a clash of races. Your type of politics unifies under an imperial cause. In the end I will win, because dividing and conquering is far easier than unifying the hearts of men.”
Rehan Khan, A Tudor Turk