Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

French structuralist and semiotician
All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This endured absence is nothing more or less than forgetfulness. I am, intermittently, unfaithful. This is the condition of my survival.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Physically, the Ventoux is dreadful. Bald, it's the spirit of Dry: Its climate (it is much more an essence of climate than a geographic place) makes it a damned terrain, a testing place for heroes, something like a higher hell.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every exploration is an appropriation.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Cole Younger I will say that since our capture we have met with uniform kindness, and while in the penitentiary our relations with the officers have been cordially pleasant, and for their considerate and kind disposition we feel profoundly grateful. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Pat Metheny I think jazz is actually quite unforgiving in its disdain for nostalgia. It demands creativity and change at its highest level, [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More