Zygmunt Bauman Quotes & Sayings

28 most famous Zygmunt Bauman quotes and sayings (sociologist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“The risk of the Holocaust is not that it will be forgotten, but that it will be embalmed and surrounded by monuments and used to absolve all future sins.”
Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“The task for sociology is to come to the help of the individual. We have to be in service of freedom. It is something we have lost sight of.”
Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“Like the phoenix, socialism is reborn from every pile of ashes left day in, day out, by burnt-out human dreams and charred hopes.”
“We live in a world of communication - everyone gets information about everyone else. There is universal comparison and you don't just compare yourself with the people next door, you compare yourself to people all over the world and with what is being presented as the decent, proper and dignified life. It's the crime of humiliation.”
Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“Why do I write books? Why do I think? Why should I be passionate? Because things could be different, they could be made better.”
“In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change - as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.”
Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“The consumerist culture insists that swearing eternal loyalty to anything and anybody is imprudent, since in this world new glittering opportunities crop up daily.”
Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“There are other ways of finding satisfaction, recipes for human happiness, enjoyment, dignified and meaningful, gratifying life, than increased consumption that increases production.”
Zygmunt Bauman Quotes
“Civilisation, the orderly world in which we live, is frail. We are skating on thin ice. There is a fear of a collective disaster. Terrorism, genocide, flu, tsunamis.”
“The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but the strength of the weakest pillar. I have always believed that you do not measure the health of a society by GNP but by the condition of its worst off.”

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