Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

French philosopher and literary theorist, the founder of deconstruction.
The end approaches, but the apocalypse is long lived.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I absolutely forbade all public photographs of myself. I like photography, I don't have anything against it, but...More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.More Jacques Derrida quotes [09/20/2011 05:09:25]
I wrote some bad poetry that I published in North African journals, but even as I withdrew into this reading, I also led the life of a kind of young hooligan.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
1) Différance is the systematic play of differences, of the traces of differences, of the spacing by means of which elements are related to each other. This spacing is the simultaneously active and passive (the a of différance indicates this indecision as concerns activity and passivity, that which cannot be governed by or distributed between the terms of this opposition) production of the intervals without which the "full" terms would not signify, would not function.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Michael Jackson Escapism and wonder is influence. It makes you feel good, and that allows you to do things. You just keep on moving ahead, and you say, 'God, is this wonderful - do I appreciate it.' [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Golda Meir I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jack Canfield My definition of success is "the fulfillment of your soul's purpose." [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


David Hare Never take advice from anyone with no investment in the outcome. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jonathan Swift If a man would register all his opinions upon love, politics, religion, learning etc., beginning from his youth, and so go to old age, what a bundle of inconsistencies and contradictions would appear at last. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More