Quotes by Georges Bataille

Literature ... is the rediscovery of childhood.

Georges Bataille

The essence of morality is a questioning about morality and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.

Georges Bataille

Other Great Authors


Any appeasement of tyranny is treason to this republic and to the democratic ideal.

William Allen White

Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former at fit place in conversation.

Johann von Goethe

We ought not be over anxious to encourage innovation, in case of doubtful improvement, for an old system must ever have two advantages over a new one; it is established and it is understood.

C. C. Colton

The Lord God is subtle, but malicious He is not.

Albert Einstein

What did you ask at school today

Richard Fenyman »

I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued.

Helen Keller »