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

Desire creates the power.

Raymond Holliwell

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.

C. S. Lewis

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.


You can be confident and secure and know that you do a good job at what you do. But you don't know to be arrogant about it.

Ruben Studdard »

Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soybeans.

Fran Leibowitz, Metropolitan Life »