Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alain Badiou

Everybody says love is about finding the person who is right for me and then everything will be fine. But it's not like that. It involves work. An old man tells you this!
Alain Badiou
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The declaration of love marks the transition from chance to destiny, and that's why it is so perilous and so burdened with a kind of horrifying stage fright.
Alain Badiou
A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
Alain Badiou
Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
Alain Badiou
Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity. Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage, destructive nihilism.
Alain Badiou
I feel really assured by the fact that the women I have loved I have loved for always.
Alain Badiou
Evil is the moment when I lack the strength to be true to the Good that compels me.
Alain Badiou
There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.
Alain Badiou