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Theodor W. Adorno

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Biography - Theodor W. Adorno:

German philosopher, sociologist, psychologist and composer.
Born: 1903 - Died: 1969
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.




Translation

Translation

(German)



German
Kunst ist Magie, befreit von der Lüge, Wahrheit zu sein.




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Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Conformity of the intellect to the things.











Quotes for: lie


Quotes

Quotes about lie:


Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.





Art is the most beautiful of all lies.





Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.





Success has always been a great liar.





The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.





A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.











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Theodor W. Adorno also said...


Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.





Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.





No improvement is too small or trivial to be worthwhile.





Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.





Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.





Happiness is obsolete: uneconomic.












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