"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."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Jean Baudrillard on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Jean Baudrillard on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Jean Baudrillard on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Jean Baudrillard on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Jean Baudrillard on William Shakespeare
"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."