"The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Theodor Adorno on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Theodor Adorno on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Theodor Adorno on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Theodor Adorno on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Theodor Adorno on Booker T. Washington
"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."