"The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Jean Baudrillard on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Jean Baudrillard on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Jean Baudrillard on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Jean Baudrillard on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Jean Baudrillard on Winston Churchill
"Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors."
"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."
"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."