10 Total Quotes

Norman Brown Quotes

The human body is not a thing or substance, given, but a continuous creation. The human body is an energy system which is never a complete structure; never static; is in perpetual inner self-construction and self-destruction; we destroy in order to make it new.
Norman Brown
#Body

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.
Norman Brown
#Freedom #Common Sense

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.
Norman Brown
#Future

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.
Norman Brown
#Common Sense

I am what is mine. Personality is the original personal property.
Norman Brown
#Personality

The money complex is the demonic, and the demonic is God's ape; the money complex is therefore the heir to and substitute for the religious complex, an attempt to find God in things.
Norman Brown
#Money

My skull, my eyes, my nose three times, my jaw, my shoulder, my chest, two fingers, a knee, everything from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet.
Norman Brown
#Eyes

Love without attachment is light.
Norman Brown
#Love

All currency is neurotic currency.
Norman Brown
#Currency