Surreal humour Quotes

Quotes regarding Absurdity.

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  • In a world where everything is ridiculous, nothing can be ridiculed. You cannot unmask a mask.
    o On the Comic Spirit by G. K. Chesterton,

  • “The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
    o The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus

  • The more absurd life is, the more unsupportable death is.”
    o The Words by Jean-Paul Sartre

  • The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only.
    o Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

  • There is no idea, no fact, which could not be vulgarized and presented in a ludicrous light.
    o Polnoye Sobraniye Sochinyeni by Dostoevsky
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  • There is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    o often attributed to Napoleon after the retreat from Russia (Dec. 1812)

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