Montag, 2. Mai 2011

‘Whoever does not turn his back on the contemporary world dishonours himself.’

'There is no contemptible occupation, as long as it is not credited with any importance it does not have.

The man who is disrespectful in order to demonstrate his equality certifies his inferiority.

Liberty is the right to be different; equality is a ban on being different.
Leveling is the barbarian’s substitute for order.

Every non-hierarchical society is divided into two parts.

Individualism is not the antithesis of totalitarianism but a condition of it. Totalitarianism and hierarchy, on the other hand, are terminal positions of contrary movements.

To democratize Christianity they have to falsify the texts, reading “equal” where they say “brother.”

My brothers? Yes. My equals? No.
Because there are older and younger brothers.

In aristocratic times what has value is priceless; in democratic times what is priceless has no value.

As long as they do not take him seriously, the man who says the truth can live for a while in a democracy.
Then, the hemlock.'


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