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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. (Quote by - David Lynch)

That is the great distinction between the sexes. Men see objects, women seetherelationship between objects? It is an extra dimension of feeling which we men are without and one that makes war abhorrent to all real womenöand absurd. (Quote by - Fowles,John Robert)

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. (Quote by - Gore Vidal)

A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties. (Quote by - Franklin Pierce)

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. (Quote by - David Lynch)

Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analysis. (Quote by - Sir Oswald Mosley)

L'homme se trouve devant l'irrationnel. Il sent en lui son de¤ s ir de bonheur et de raison. L'absurde na|"t de cette confrontation entre l'appel humain et le silence de¤ raisonnable du monde. Man stands face to face with the irrational. He feels within him his longing for happiness and for reason. The absurd is born of this confrontation between the human need and the unreasonable silence of the world. (Quote by - Camus, Albert)

Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer. (Quote by - D.H. Lawrence)

Ladies playing cricket - absurd. Just like a man trying to knit. (Quote by - Len Hutton)

Can anything be more absurd than keeping women in a state of ignorance, and yet so vehemently to insist on their resisting temptation. (Quote by - Vicesimus Knox)

If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world. (Quote by - Georges Duhamel)

There's so much absurdity. Poverty is so absurd. (Quote by - Frank McCourt)

Ist es an und fu« r sich absurd, das Nichtsein fu« r einUbel zu « halten; da jedes Ubel wie jedes Gut das Dasein zur Voraussetzung hat, ja sogar das Bewusstsein. It is in and by itself absurd to regard non(Quote by - Schopenhauer, Arthur)

How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech. (Quote by - Soren Kierkegaard)

T'were too absurd to slight for the hereafter, the day's delight. (Quote by - Robert Browning)

The amount of teens wearing the Led Zeppelin '77 tour T-shirts walking around the Rock Hall is absurd. Absurd, ... I saw them on that tour and didn't even buy a shirt. It tells you what these kids feel about music. People take music very seriously. (Quote by - Howard Kramer)

Life may be not only meaningless but absurd. (Quote by - Thomas Nagel)

How absurd to try to make two men think alike on matters of religion, when I cannot make two timepieces agree. (Quote by - Charles V)

We felt it was a real clear case before the court that showed the absurdity of the law. Our ads were very clear. They said nothing about an election. They weren't critical of Kohl or Feingold. Of course, it's absurd you can mention Kohl but not Feingold. (Quote by - Barbara Lyons)

It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing. (Quote by - John Henry Cardinal Newman)

The absurd man is he who never changes. (Quote by - Auguste Barthelemy)

But Lord! To see the absurd nature of Englishmen, that cannot forbear laughing and jeering at everything that looks strange. (Quote by - Samuel Pepys)

It can be absurd, cantankerous, self-destructive and pompous, but it is never crass. (Quote by - Peter Roebuck)


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