Georges Bataille Quotes

- Notable Georges Bataille Quotes Index -

Born: September 10, 1897, Billom, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, July 9, 1962
Occupation: Author

1.
A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.
- Georges Bataille

2.
Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
- Georges Bataille

3.
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
- Georges Bataille

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