Minor philosophical quotations


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"All truth is simple - is that not a compound lie?"

"There are more idols in this world than realities: that is my "evil eye" for this world, that is my "evil ear".
Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

In effect, death is everywhere, as that ideal, uncrossable boundary separating bodies, their forms, and states, and as the condition, even initiatory, even symbolic, through which a subject must pass in order to change its form and state
Deleuze and Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus

If the thought really yielded to the object, if its attention were on the object, not on its category, the objects would start talking under the lingering eye.
Adorno: Negative Dialectics

The Absolute is difference, but difference has two facets, differences in degree and differences in kind.
Deleuze: Bergsonism

Music is a prophecy. Its styles and economic organisation are ahead of the rest of society because it explores, much faster than material reality can, the entire range of possibilities in a given code. It makes audible the new world that will gradually become visible.
Attali: Noise
« Last Edit: 10 Jul, 2005, 14:43:46 by spiros »
I can live everywhere in the world, but it must be near an airport -and a pharmacy, I would add.

Δεν είναι ο ύπνος της λογικής που γεννάει τέρατα, αλλά ο άγρυπνος ορθολογισμός που πάσχει από αϋπνίες.


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