Quotes by absurdity
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French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
English writer 1709-1784
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.
Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood.
Engels writer 1948-
I admit it: above all things, I fear absurdity.
French Emperor 1769-1821
In politics, an absurdity in public business is going into it.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
German philosopher 1788-1860
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
It is an absurdity to believe that the Deity has human passions, and one of the lowest of human passions, a restless appetite for applause.
American writer and criticus 1925-
Laughing at someone else is an excellent way of learning how to laugh at oneself; and questioning what seem to be the absurd beliefs of another group is a good way of recognizing the potential absurdity of many of one's own cherished beliefs.
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point; only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it.
English journalist, author and broadcaster 1928-2004
No amount of manifest absurdity... could deter those who wanted to believe from believing.
French antropologist 1908-2009
Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation.
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