Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

French structuralist and semiotician
Thus every writer's motto reads: mad I cannot be, sane I do not deign to be, neurotic I am.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every photograph is a certificate of presence.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Le langage est une peau: je frotte mon langage contre l'autre. Language is a skin; I rub my language against another language.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is said that mourning, by its gradual labour, slowly erases pain; I could not, I cannot believe this; because for me, Time eliminates the emotion of loss (I do note weep), that is all. For the rest, everything has remained motionless. For what I have lost is not a Figure (the Mother), but a being; and not a being, but a quality (a soul): not the indispensable, but the irreplaceable.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To make someone wait: the constant prerogative of all power.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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