Best Quotes by Georges Bataille (Top 10)

  1. I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction.
  2. The need to go astray, to be destroyed, is an extremely private, distant, passionate, turbulent truth.
  3. A kiss is the beginning of cannibalism.
  4. I don't want your love unless you know i am repulsive,and love me even as you know it.
  5. We have in fact only two certainties in this world - that we are not everything and that we will die.
  6. Incredible nervous state, trepidation beyond words: to be this much in love is to be sick (and I love to be sick).
  7. The sexual act is in time what the tiger is in space.
  8. Extreme seductiveness is at the boundary of horror
  9. A man who finds himself among others is irritated because he does not know why he is not one of the others. In bed next to a girl he loves, he forgets that he does not know why he is himself instead of the body he touches. Without knowing it, he suffers from the mental darkness that keeps him from screaming that he himself is the girl who forgets his presence while shuddering in his arms.
  10. It is clear that the world is purely parodic, that each thing seen is the parody of another, or is the same thing in a deceptive form.

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