"It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."Walter Benjamin on Joel Osteen
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."Walter Benjamin on Michael Jordan
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."Walter Benjamin on Albert Einstein
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."Walter Benjamin on Thomas Jefferson
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."Walter Benjamin on Winston Churchill
"The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion."
"The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out."
"The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing."
"Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death."
"Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred."