Quotations by Guy Debord

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Born: Monday, December 28, 1931
Died: Wednesday, November 30, 1994 (62 years old)
Profession: Writer
Nationality: French


Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Boredom)

Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Idea, Progress, Ideas, Improvement, Meaning, Plagiarism, Right, Words)

In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Life, Production)

Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Beliefs, Ignorance, Quotations)

There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Nothing, World)

Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Leisure, Nothing)

Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.
- Guy Debord
(Keywords: Love, People)







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