Walter Benjamin (1892-1940 / Berlin)
Walter Benjamin Quotes
''Living substance conquers the frenzy of destruction only in the ecstasy of procreation.''Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In One-Way Street and Other Writings (1978). "To the Planetarium," One-Way Street (1928).
''Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.''Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In Illuminations, ed. Hannah Arendt (1968). Unpacking My Library (1931).
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