"Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Jean Baudrillard on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Jean Baudrillard on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Jean Baudrillard on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Jean Baudrillard on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Jean Baudrillard on Helen Keller
"Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors."
"Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment."
"Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things."
"There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world."
"To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light."