"The splinter in your eye is the best magnifying-glass."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Theodor Adorno on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Theodor Adorno on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Theodor Adorno on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Theodor Adorno on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Theodor Adorno on Dalai Lama
"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."