Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin

Every monument of civilization is a monument of barbarismMore Walter Benjamin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If mythic violence is lawmaking, divine violence is law-​destroying; if the former sets boundaries, the latter boundlessly destroys them; if mythic violence brings at once guilt and retribution, divine power only expiates; if the former threatens, the latter strikes; if the former is bloody, the latter is lethal without spilling bloodMore Walter Benjamin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ownership is the most intimate relationship that one can have to objects. Not that they come alive in him; it is he who lives in them.More Walter Benjamin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mechanical reproduction emancipates the work of art from its parasitical dependence on ritual.More Walter Benjamin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every image of the past that is not recognised by the present as one of its own threatens to disappear irretrievably.More Walter Benjamin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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