Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud

French writer, poet, playwright, and theater actor, artist, screenwriter, director and theoretician of the theater
If I commit suicide, it will not be to destroy myself, but to put myself back together again. Suicide will be for me only one means of violently reconquering myself, of brutally invading my being, of anticipating the unpredictable approaches of God. By suicide, I reintroduce my design in nature, I shall for the first time give things the shape of my will.More Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ah! How neatly tied, in these people, is the umbilical cord of morality! Since they left their mothers they have never sinned, have they? They are apostles, they are the descendants of priests; one can only wonder from what source they draw their indignation, and above all how much they have pocketed to do this, and in any case what it has done for them.More Antonin Artaud quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair, we do not have the right to try to eliminate those means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair.More Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.More Antonin Artaud quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Where there is a stink of shit there is a smell of beingMore Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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