Quotations on Alienation
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I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great.
- Rene Auberjonois
(Keywords: Father, Son, Affection, Alienation, Law)
Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness.
- Bruno Bauer
(Keywords: Progress, Christianity, Alienation, Self)
When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays.
- Elmer Bernstein
(Keywords: Feelings, Alienation, Today)
I guess lyrically they're similar because they're talking about escaping the kind of misery that likes company. 'The Last One Alive,' for me, is very simple. It's just about alienation, really, that causes anger.
- Jon Crosby
(Keywords: Anger, Alienation, Causes, Company, Misery, Talking)
Black people should have recognition for themselves and their backgrounds and their relationships with other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation. This museum has certainly stood for that in this town.
- Katherine Dunham
(Keywords: People, Alienation, Relationships, World)
There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
- Eugene Ionesco
(Keywords: Life, Religion, Alienation, Ideology, Philosophy, Prison)
Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in a confusing world.
- Susan Lieberman
(Keywords: Family, Alienation, Confusion, Help, Traditions, World)
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
- Pope John Paul II
(Keywords: Experience, Alienation, Countries, Inefficiency)
I don't want to express alienation. It isn't what I feel. I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement. All my work says be serious, be passionate, wake up.
- Susan Sontag
(Keywords: Work, Alienation, Want)
Another cause for the increase in alienation and cynicism is a feeling that too many policy decisions that affect individuals have been taken out of any system that has accountability or that they can influence.
- Robert Teeter
(Keywords: Policy, Alienation, Cause, Cynicism, Decisions, Feeling, Influence)