Walter Benjamin Quotes and its meanings
Walter Benjamin quotes about Art
The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
Walter Benjamin quotes about Attitude
Walter Benjamin quotes about Beauty
Walter Benjamin quotes about Death
Walter Benjamin quotes about Experience
Walter Benjamin quotes about Happiness
Walter Benjamin quotes about Hope
Walter Benjamin quotes about Knowledge
Walter Benjamin quotes about Truth
Walter Benjamin quotes about Wisdom
Walter Benjamin Quotes Index
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- The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
- The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.
- It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.
- The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing.
- Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
- Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
- Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
- The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
- All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation.
- Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.