13 Total Quotes

Absurdity Quotes

I don't like the word ironic. I like the word absurdity, and I don't really understand the word 'irony' too much. The irony comes when you try to verbalize the absurd. When irony happens without words, it's much more exalted.
David Lynch Permalink
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It is a sad testament of the absurdity of the ratings code and the completely illogical moral criteria that provide the underpinning for it, where any form of violence is perfectly acceptable for kids but sexuality continues to be the ultimate taboo,
Robert Lantos Permalink
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John Adams
The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity
John Adams Permalink
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In love, everything is true, everything is false; it is the one subject on which one cannot express an absurdity
Chamfort Permalink
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No amount of manifest absurdity . . . could deter those who wanted to believe from believing.
Bernard Levin Permalink
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The concept of absurdity is something I'm attracted to.
David Lynch Permalink
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They're ironic statements on the absurdity of our fears.
Paola Antonelli Permalink
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Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.
David Lynch Permalink
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John Madden
There is an absurdity in it, particularly in the relationship between the siblings.
John Madden Permalink
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That's an absurdity, and Harland knows it.
Cary Goldstein Permalink
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Oliver Goldsmith
Every absurdity has a champion to defend it
Oliver Goldsmith Permalink
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If there isn't an element of absurdity in a session, you haven't stretched your client enough.
Lisa Parker Permalink
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton, Permalink
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