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    Practice has a logic which is not that of the logician.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: logic 
     
    Algeria is what allowed me to accept myself.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    Unless saved by exceptional talent, he necessarily pays the price of clarity.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: talent  clarity 
     
    Only in imaginary experience (in the folk tale, for example), which neutralizes the sense of social realities, does the social world take the form of a universe of possibles equally possible for any possible subject.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    In stamping photography with the patent of realism, society does nothing but confirm itself in the tautological certainty that an image of reality that conforms to its own representation of objectivity is truly objective.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    If the sociologist has a role, it is probably more to furnish weapons than to give lessons.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: lessons 
     
    Photography itself is most frequently nothing but the reproduction of the image that a group produces of its own integration.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: photography 
     
    The mind is a metaphor of the world of objects.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: world  metaphor  mind 
     
    Symbolic violence is violence wielded with tacit complicity between its victims and its agents, insofar as both remain unconscious of submitting to or wielding it.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: violence  victim 
     
    I often say that sociology is a martial art, a means of self-defense. Basically, you use it to defend yourself, without having the right to use it for unfair attacks.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: right 
     
    Television enjoys a de facto monopoly on what goes into the heads of a significant part of the population and what they think.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    Every established order tends to produce the naturalization of its own arbitrariness.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    Male domination is so rooted in our collective unconscious that we no longer even see it.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    You cannot cheat with the law of conservation of violence: all violence is paid for, and for example, the structural violence exerted by the financial markets, in the form of layoffs, loss of security, etc., is matched sooner or later in the form of suicides, crime and delinquency, drug addiction, alcoholism, a whole host of minor and major everyday acts of violence.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    Taste classifies, and it classifies the classifier
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    The difficulty, in sociology, is to manage to think in a completely astonished and disconcerted way about things you thought you had always understood.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    tags: thoughts 
     
    The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
    The point of my work is to show that culture and education arent simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.
    — Pierre Bourdieu
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