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Roland Barthes Quotes and Sayings

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What the public wants is the image of passion,
not passion itself.
- Roland Barthes

I have tried to be as eclectic as I possibly can with my professional life,
and so far it's been pretty fun.
- Roland Barthes

What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time,
which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.
- Roland Barthes

The New is not a fashion, it is a value.
- Roland Barthes

 

The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great
deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence:
and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!
- Roland Barthes

Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other.
It is as if I had words instead of fingers,
or fingers at the tip of my words.
My language trembles with desire.
- Roland Barthes

To eat steak rare...
represents both a nature and a morality.
- Roland Barthes

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The photographic image...
is a message without a code.
- Roland Barthes

Myth is neither a lie nor a confession:
it is an inflexion.
- Roland Barthes

The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition...
always new books, new programs, new films,
news items, but always the same meaning.
- Roland Barthes

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language:
that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little,
excessive and impoverished.
- Roland Barthes

Through the mythology of Einstein, the world blissfully
regained the image of knowledge reduced to a formula.
- Roland Barthes

A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see.
- Roland Barthes

I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame,
hence guilt, in its recipient.
- Roland Barthes

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society:
to retreat ahead of it.
- Roland Barthes

The skyscraper establishes the block,
the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.
- Roland Barthes

For the theatre one needs long arms;
it is better to have them too long than too short.
An artiste with short arms can never,
never make a fine gesture.
- Roland Barthes

Literature is without proofs.
By which it must be understood that it cannot prove,
not only what it says, but even that it is worth the trouble of saying it.
- Roland Barthes

Literature is the question minus the answer.
- Roland Barthes

Language is legislation, speech is its code.
We do not see the power which is in speech because
we forget that all speech is a classification,
and that all classifications are oppressive.
- Roland Barthes

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
- Joseph Campbell

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives,
but still hidden from the public, is that most things
get better by themselves;
most things,
in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas

Like religion, politics, and family planning,
cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public.
It's too controversial.
- Erma Bombeck

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

Money is power, and in that government which pays all
the public officers of the states will all political
power be substantially concentrated.
- Andrew Jackson

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

There is no such thing as public opinion.
There is only published opinion.
- Winston Churchill

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
- Bryan White

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
- Willard Gaylin

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for Nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

Ultimately, the question of campaign contributions
will be decided by the public.
- Stephen Breyer

Governors of both political parties face a stark choice
between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid,
education, public safety and other essential services.
- Bill Delahunt

The fifth amendment of the U.S.
Constitution guarantees that no private property shall
be taken for a public use without the payment of just compensation.
- Elton Gallegly

My view is different.
Public relations are a key component of any operation
in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
- Alvin Adams

It doesn't look great if you cancel the reigning Best Comedy Program,
you know, you're gonna take a hit from a...
from sort of a public relations standpoint.
- Will Arnett

Cable would not translate into the public radio universe.
- Juan Williams

My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of
the American Public of every race and creed.
- William S. Hart

If I'm tired of me, I'm sure the public is as well.
- Michael Stipe

To the general public, show business may just mean the artistic part,
but the dollar and cents element is the reality every performer has to face.
- Liza Minelli

On film sets, people get put down in public a lot.
- David Warner

I was completely unprepared for the public spectacle my private life became,
and didn't like it a bit.
- Harrison Ford

I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional
public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue
type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea.
- Anthony Holden

A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve,
which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
- Charles de Gaulle

Years ago the public used to hound me but now I can go shopping in peace.
- Irene Dunne

From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools,
and I know that they are a key to being sure that every
child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.
- Dick Cheney

To be known by the public, honestly.
People come up and tell them how good I make them feel.
- David Alan Grier


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