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jhoman - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33109/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33109/ <![CDATA[Knowledge in the form of an informational commodity indispensable to productive power is already, and will continue to be, a major --perhaps the major --stake in the worldwide competition for power. It is conceivable that the nation-states will one day fight for control of information, just as they battled in the past for control over territory, and afterwards for control over access to and exploitation of raw materials and cheap labor.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20942/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20942/ <![CDATA[If an addict who has been completely cured starts smoking again he no longer experiences the discomfort of his first addiction. There exists, therefore, outside alkaloids and habit, a sense for opium, an intangible habit which lives on, despite the recasting of the organism. The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/875/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/875/ <![CDATA[An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/944/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/944/ <![CDATA[I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/948/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/948/ <![CDATA[Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/950/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/950/ <![CDATA[Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/952/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/952/ <![CDATA[There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/955/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/955/ <![CDATA[If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/956/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/956/ <![CDATA[If mass communications blend together harmoniously, and often unnoticeably, art, politics, religion, and philosophy with commercials, they bring these realms of culture to their common denominator -- the commodity form. The music of the soul is also the music of salesmanship. Exchange value, not truth value, counts.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9495/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9495/ <![CDATA[If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people -- including me -- would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21727/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21727/ <![CDATA[Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8060/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8060/ <![CDATA[The lyricism of marginality may find inspiration in the image of the outlaw, the great social nomad, who prowls on the confines of a docile, frightened order.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9162/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9162/ <![CDATA[If triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17313/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17313/ <![CDATA[It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17918/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17918/ <![CDATA[This is how I define talent; it is a gift that God has given us in secret, which we reveal without knowing it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38163/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38163/ <![CDATA[The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25683/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25683/ <![CDATA[A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/34974/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/34974/ <![CDATA[Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/5314/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/5314/ <![CDATA[The test of an adventure is that when you're in the middle of it, you say to yourself, 'Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home.' And the sign that something's wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/958/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/958/