Added by staff

How do you feel today?    I feel ...

Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.

This quote is about opinions.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Walter Benjamin ...

We don't have a biography.

These people bookmarked this quote:

Nobody has bookmarked this quote yet.