Absurdist Quotes

Quotes tagged as "absurdist" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Groucho Marx
“Before I speak, I have something important to say.”
Groucho Marx

Oscar Wilde
“I never approve, or disapprove, of anything now. It is an absurd attitude to take towards life. We are not sent into the world to air our moral prejudices. I never take any notice of what common people say, and I never interfere with what charming people do. If a personality fascinates me, whatever mode of expression that personality selects is absolutely delightful to me.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Samuel Beckett
“Personally I always preferred Lipton's.”
Samuel Beckett, Collected Shorter Plays

Christopher Moore
“He tapped into the Zen of ignorance, the enlightenment of absurdity.”
Christopher Moore

Wolfgang Borchert
“Rums, wie die Fliege”
Wolfgang Borchert

Francis M. Nevins Jr.
“Like the playwrights of the Absurd, Woolrich recognized that a senseless story best mirrors a senseless existence.”
Francis M. Nevins Jr., The Fantastic Stories of Cornell Woolrich

“My bones always crack. Sometimes, I like to imagine that one day, my back will split open, and beautiful wings will emerge.”
Khloe Beutler, Speaking Up for Each Other: A Collection of Short Stories for Tweens and Middle Grade Readers

Francis M. Nevins Jr.
“Long before the Theater of the Absurd, Woolrich discovered that an incomprehensible universe is best reflected in an incomprehensible story.

("Introduction")”
Francis M. Nevins, Night and Fear: A Centenary Collection of Stories

Albert Camus
“Throughout the whole absurd life I'd lived, a dark wind had been rising toward me from somewhere deep in my future, across years that were still to come...”
Albert Camus, The Stranger