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Norman O. Brown Quotes


An American philosopher.
(1913 - 2002)

All currency is neurotic currency.
 

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.
 

I am what is mine. Personality is the original personal property.
 

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
 

Love without attachment is light.
 

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.
 

The view only changes for the lead dog.