Quotations on Ideology

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He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Society, Ideology, Interest, Risk)

It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was distorted, that whatever the wrongs in our society it was not the ideology of theirs that will cure them.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: Society, Vision, Cure, Ideology, Solution, Will, Wrongs)

Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo.
- Karl Barth
(Keywords: Faith, God, Ideology, Nothing)

While we all could agree that the Zionist ideal is alive and well, there is serious doubt whether the Zionist movement can be said to be an ongoing proposition, fragmented as its components are in ideology and in practice.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Doubt, Ideology, Practice)

Killing the private property-that was the center of the Marxist economy and Marxist ideology. That was the center of the Lenin ideology.
- Anatoly Chubais
(Keywords: Economy, Ideology, Killing, Property)

You don't see artists sitting around a lot, talking about ideology. They find out what they believe, and what they're doing, by doing it.
- Peter Coyote
(Keywords: Artists, Ideology, Talking)

On some levels, you can also have this feeling that we are being duped, somehow. And that the world is at play for something you would understand more if it were pure ideology. It is a very strange time and also basic things are being taken away.
- Edwidge Danticat
(Keywords: Time, Being, Feeling, Ideology, Play, World)

So the ideology was that: use sounds as instruments, as sounds on tape, without the causality. It was no longer a clarinet or a spring or a piano, but a sound with a form, a development, a life of its own.
- Luc Ferrari
(Keywords: Life, Development, Ideology, Sound, Spring)

The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Government, Strength, Force, Ideology, Losing)

Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it's empirically so.
- Bob Geldof
(Keywords: American, France, Ideology, President, Today)

The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
- Jean Genet
(Keywords: Revolution, Ideology, Man)

As a Christian, there is no other part of the New Right ideology that concerns me more than its self-serving misuse of religious faith.
- Mark Hatfield
(Keywords: Faith, Christian, Ideology, Religious, Right, Self)

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
- Abbie Hoffman
(Keywords: Revolution, Ideology, Spirit)

Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers.
- Arianna Huffington
(Keywords: Quality, Hatred, Ideology, Promises, Rituals, Solidarity)

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)

Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Keywords: Hope, Muslim, Freedom, Independence, Ideology, Treasure, Will)

The U.S. always needs an enemy. It comes and goes. Today it is Islam. According to this plan or ideology of the born-again Christians who formed an alliance with Zionism, Islam is the monster.
- Walid Jumblatt
(Keywords: Islam, Alliance, Enemy, Ideology, Needs, Today)

Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming.
- Vaclav Klaus
(Keywords: Change, Life, Religion, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Ideology, Man)

Those looking for ideology in the White House should consider this: For the men who rule our world, rules are for other people.
- Naomi Klein
(Keywords: Men, People, Ideology, Rules, World)

I believe that this is the key, the principle itself is the key to conservatism. Because in many ways if you do not have a principled base you do not have policy and if you do not have policy in many ways you do not have an ideology.
- Jonathan Krohn
(Keywords: Policy, Conservatism, Ideology, Key)

I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve - or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart - or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it.
- Ted Kulongoski
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Ideology, Party, Quick, Tradition)

Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism is an ideology of denial. Its symbol is a smile button.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Conservatism, Denial, Ideology, Smile, Symbol)

Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and progressive space we've seen - the Internet - has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected. You know, facts don't get in the way of this ideology.
- Lawrence Lessig
(Keywords: Fact, Facts, Ideology, Internet, Property, Space)

We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another. Let us recognize that we do not serve an ideology or a political party; we serve the people.
- John Lynch
(Keywords: People, Ideology, Party, Respect, Will)

However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
- Kate Millett
(Keywords: Power, Appearance, Culture, Ideology, May, Present)

For the first time in our history, ideology and theology hold a monopoly of power in Washington.
- Bill Moyers
(Keywords: Power, Time, History, First, Ideology, Theology, Washington)

We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.
- Janet Napolitano
(Keywords: People, American, Beliefs, Civil rights, Ideology, Responsibility, Will)

Let me be very clear: We monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in the United States. We don't have the luxury of focusing our efforts on one group; we must protect the country from terrorism whether foreign or homegrown, and regardless of the ideology that motivates its violence.
- Janet Napolitano
(Keywords: Country, Extremism, Ideology, Luxury, states, Terrorism, United, Violence)

Ideology, politics and journalism, which luxuriate in failure, are impotent in the face of hope and joy.
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Keywords: Politics, Failure, Hope, Ideology, Journalism, Joy)

The essence of conservative ideology is its being anchored in the divine order of things.
- Franz von Papen
(Keywords: Being, Conservative, Ideology, Order)

I want our leaders to lead our country to greatness, but President Obama and his misguided policies and ideology have really fundamentally changed our country in the wrong way, more so than any president in our history.
- Ben Quayle
(Keywords: History, Greatness, Country, Ideology, Leaders, President, Want, Wrong)

On a day when Osama bin Laden again threatened the United States and our allies, it is disturbing to realize that John Kerry neither recognizes nor understands the murderous ideology of our enemies and the threat they pose to our nation.
- Marc Racicot
(Keywords: Day, Enemies, Ideology, Nation, Osama bin laden, states, United)

We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.
- Ron Reagan
(Keywords: Compassion, Future, Ideology, Ignorance, Past, Reason)

No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology.
- Ronald Reagan
(Keywords: Mother, Sacrifice, Gain, Ideology, Sons)

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
- Bertrand Russell
(Keywords: Age, Power, Admiration, Ideology, Machine)

The ideology of capitalism makes us all into connoisseurs of liberty - of the indefinite expansion of possibility.
- Susan Sontag
(Keywords: Possibility, Capitalism, Ideology, Liberty)

I believe there is little to gain by exchanging opinions with other artists concerning either the ideology of art or technical methods.
- Yves Tanguy
(Keywords: Art, Artists, Gain, Ideology, Opinions)

Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.
- E. O. Wilson
(Keywords: Science, Ideology, Mind)

I think that pop, and to some extent rock, are like sport and fashion industry in that they're about the exuberance of youth. That's the sort of subliminal ideology.
- Robert Wyatt
(Keywords: Fashion, Ideology, Youth)

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