Michel Foucault Quotes

Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.

Michel Foucault

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.

Michel Foucault

Alienation is no longer a psychological aberration; it is defined by a historical moment.

Michel Foucault

The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.

Michel Foucault

In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.

Michel Foucault

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