Motivational Zygmunt Bauman Quotes And Sayings
Inspirational Zygmunt Bauman Quotes

Motivational Zygmunt Bauman Quotes And Sayings

Zygmunt Bauman Quotes:- Zygmunt Bauman (19 November 1925 – 9 January 2017) was a Polish-British sociologist and philosopher. He was driven out of the Polish People’s Republic during the 1968 Polish political crisis and forced to give up his Polish citizenship. He emigrated to Israel; three years later he moved to the United Kingdom.

Inspirational Zygmunt Bauman Quotes

Relationships, like cars, should undergo regular services to make sure they are still roadworthy.
Zygmunt Bauman

Inspirational Zygmunt Bauman Quotes

In a consumer society, people wallow in things, fascinating, enjoyable things. If you define your value by the things you acquire and surround yourself with, being excluded is humiliating.
Zygmunt Bauman

We live in a world of communication – everyone gets information about everyone else. There is a 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


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

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

Civilization, 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.
Zygmunt Bauman

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.
Zygmunt Bauman

I was leftwing, I am leftwing, and I will die leftwing.
Zygmunt Bauman

We belong to talking, not what talking is about… Stop talking – and you are out. Silence equals exclusion.
Zygmunt Bauman

Attempts to tame the wayward and domesticate the riotous, to make the unknowable predictable and enchain the free-roaming – all such things sound the death knell to love.
Zygmunt Bauman

As far as love is concerned, possession, power, fusion, and disenchantment are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Zygmunt Bauman

Capitalism proceeds through creative destruction. What is created is capitalism in a ‘new and improved’ form – and what is destroyed is self-sustaining capacity, livelihood, and dignity of its innumerable and multiplied ‘host organisms’ into which all of us are drawn/seduced one way or another.
Zygmunt Bauman

I suspect that one of capitalism’s crucial assets derives from the fact that the imagination of economists, including its critics, lags well behind its own inventiveness, the arbitrariness of its undertaking, and the ruthlessness of the way in which it proceeds.
Zygmunt Bauman

Happiness needs one-upmanship.
Zygmunt Bauman

In our world of rampant ‘individualization’, relationships are mixed blessings. They vacillate between a sweet dream and a nightmare, and there is no telling when one turns into the other.
Zygmunt Bauman

Famous Quyotes by Zygmunt Bauman

Partnerships are increasingly seen through the prism of promises and expectations, and as a kind of product for consumers: satisfaction on the spot, and if not fully satisfied, return the product to the shop or replace it with a new and improved one! You don’t, after all, stick to your car, or computer, or iPod, when better ones appear.
Zygmunt Bauman

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

Unlike ‘real relationships’, ‘virtual relationships’ are easy to enter and to exit. They look smart and clean, feel easy to use when compared with the heavy, slow-moving, messy real stuff.
Zygmunt Bauman

We already have – thanks to technology, development, skills, the efficiency of our work – enough resources to satisfy all human needs. But we don’t have enough resources, and we are unlikely ever to have, to satisfy human greed.
Zygmunt Bauman

In a world of global dependencies with no corresponding global polity and few tools of global justice, the rich of the world are free to pursue their own interests while paying no attention to the rest.
Zygmunt Bauman