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Quotes about the Absurd, Absurdity 2

the Theatre of the Absurd at the Realm of Existentialism

  • Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
    A medley of extemporanea;
    And love is a thing that can never go wrong;
    And I am Marie of Roumania. --Dorothy Parker
  • My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then. --Lord Byron
  • 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. --Václav Havel
  • It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be. --Archibald MacLeish
  • 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. --G. K. Chesterton
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