"Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Theodor Adorno on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Theodor Adorno on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Theodor Adorno on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Theodor Adorno on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Theodor Adorno on John F. Kennedy
"In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew."
"True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves."
"No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit."
"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."
"The task of art today is to bring chaos into order."