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Georges Bataille

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I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction.

— Georges Bataille

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Nothing is more necessary or stronger in us than rebellion.

— Georges Bataille


Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaining it.

— Georges Bataille


The power of death signifies that this real world can only have a neutral image of life, that life's intimacy does not reveal it's dazzling consumption until the moment it gives out.

— Georges Bataille

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In what will survive me I am in harmony with my annihilation.

— Georges Bataille


Though the immediate impression of rebellion may obscure the fact, the task of authentic literature is nevertheless only conceivable in terms of a desire for fundamental communication with the reader.

— Georges Bataille

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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

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Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.

— Georges Bataille

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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

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Life has always taken place in a tumult without apparent cohesion, but it only finds its grandeur and its reality in ecstasy and in ecstatic love.

— Georges Bataille

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(Story of the Eye) (under pseudonym of Lord Auch)
L'Anus solaire 1931. Trans. 1851) a tax collector and Antoinette-Aglaë Tournarde (b.

Eroticism sovereignty and transgression are at the core of his writings.

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