Jean Baudrillard Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old jean baudrillard quotes, jean baudrillard sayings, and jean baudrillard proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity.     

Jean Baudrillard

We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.     

Jean Baudrillard

The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.     

Jean Baudrillard

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.     

Jean Baudrillard

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.      

Jean Baudrillard

There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.     

Jean Baudrillard

The cities of the world are concentric, isomorphic, synchronic. Only one exists and you are always in the same one. It's the effect of their permanent revolution, their intense circulation, their instantaneous magnetism.     

Jean Baudrillard

Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.     

Jean Baudrillard

Seduction is always more singular and sublime than sex and it commands the higher price.     

Jean Baudrillard

The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body.     

Jean Baudrillard

Illusion is no longer possible, because the real is no longer possible.     

Jean Baudrillard

Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.     

Jean Baudrillard

Terrorism, like viruses, is everywhere. There is a global perfusion of terrorism, which accompanies any system of domination as though it were its shadow, ready to activate itself anywhere, like a double agent.     

Jean Baudrillard

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.     

Jean Baudrillard

Philosophy leads to death, sociology leads to suicide.     

Jean Baudrillard

Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.     

Jean Baudrillard

Nothing is wholly obvious without becoming enigmatic. Reality itself is too obvious to be true     

Jean Baudrillard

For it is with the same imperialism that present-day simulators try to make the real, all the real, coincide with their simulation models.     

Jean Baudrillard

Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.     

Jean Baudrillard

You are born modern, you do not become so.     

Jean Baudrillard

Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don't even arise.     

Jean Baudrillard

It only takes a politician believing in what he says for the others to stop believing him.     

Jean Baudrillard

Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved commitment to a scenario.     

Jean Baudrillard

Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.     

Jean Baudrillard

Never resist a sentence you like, in which language takes its own pleasure and in which, after having abused it for so long, you are stupefied by its innocence.     

Jean Baudrillard

Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real.     

Jean Baudrillard

The media represents world that is more real than reality that we can experience. People lose the ability to distinguish between reality and fantasy. They also begin to engage with the fantasy without realizing what it really is. They seek happiness and fulfilment through the simulacra of reality, e.g. media and avoid the contact/interaction with the real world.     

Jean Baudrillard

The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.     

Jean Baudrillard

Fiction is not imagination. It is what anticipates imagination by giving it the form of reality. This is quite opposite to our own natural tendency which is to anticipate reality by imagining it, or to flee from it by idealizing it. That is why we shall never inhabit true fiction; we are condemned to the imaginary and nostalgia for the future.     

Jean Baudrillard

History that repeats itself turns to farce. Farce that repeats itself turns to history.     

Jean Baudrillard