Michel Foucault Quotes and its meanings

Michel Foucault has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Art Freedom Knowledge Power Society Strength

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What does Michel Foucault write about?

Michel Foucault has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, art, freedom, knowledge, power, society & strength. People always share Age quotes, Art quotes, freedom, knowledge, power, society & strength from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Michel Foucault?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Michel Foucault.

  • If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
  • What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which is only related to objects, and not to individuals, or to life.
  • Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
  • The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.
  • Power is not an institution, and not a structure neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
  • Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.