The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
He who has laughter on his side has no need of proof.
Work while you work, play while you play – this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Though the names karma yoga and sannyasa are different, the truth at the heart of both is the same.
In this world of chance and change and mutability, the fulfillment of any resolve depends on the will of the Lord.
Fascism is itself less ‘ideological’, in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed.
Death is imposed only on creatures, not their creations, and has therefore always appeared in art in a broken form: as allegory.