Surreal humour

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Quotes regarding Absurdity.


  • In a world where everything is ridiculous, nothing can be ridiculed. You cannot unmask a mask.
  • The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
  • The more absurd life is, the more unsupportable death is.
  • The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only.
  • There is no idea, no fact, which could not be vulgarized and presented in a ludicrous light.


  • There is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    • often attributed to Napoleon after the retreat from Russia (Dec. 1812)

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