Here is a list of the Best Quotes of Slavoj Zizek
Slavoj Zizek Quotes
1. The liberal idea of tolerance is more and more a kind of intolerance. What it means is 'Leave me alone; don't harass me; I'm intolerant towards your over-proximity.
2. Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn't give you what you desire - it tells you how to desire.
3. When we are shown scenes of starving children in Africa, with a call for us to do something to help them, the underlying ideological message is something like: "Don't think, don't politicize, forget about the true causes of their poverty, just act, contribute money, so that you will not have to think!
4. If you have reasons to love someone, you don’t love them.
5. Words are never 'only words'; they matter because they define the contours of what we can do.
6. Humanity is OK, but 99% of people are boring idiots.
7. Because the horror of Communism, Stalinism, is not that bad people do bad things — they always do. It's that good people do horrible things thinking they are doing something great.
8. Beyond the fiction of reality, there is the reality of the fiction.
9. I think boredom is the beginning of every authentic act.
Boredom opens up the space, for new engagements. Without boredom, no creativity.
If you are not bored, you just stupidly enjoy the situation in which you are.
10. On the information sheet in a New York hotel, I recently read:
'Dear guest! To guarantee that you will fully enjoy your stay with us, this hotel is totally smoke-free. For any infringement of this regulation, you will be charged $200.'
The beauty of this formulation, taken literally, is that you are to be punished for refusing to fully enjoy your stay.