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#absurd

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No! Please! I'll tell you whatever you want to know!" the man yelled. "Really?" said Vimes. "What's the orbital velocity of the moon?" "What?" "Oh, you'd like something simpler?


Terry Pratchett


#humor #interrogation #police #humor

[Mom] said she didn't want her youngest daughter dressed in the thrift-store clothes the rest of us wore. Mom told us we would have to go shoplifting. "Isn't that a sin?" I asked Mom. "Not exactly," Mom said. "God doesn't mind you bending the rules a little if you have good reason. It's sort of like justifiable homicide. This is justifiable pilfering.


Jeannette Walls


#family #glass-castle #jeannette-walls #family

If love had feathers and tasted like dog food, then I suggest you wear shoes with your banana pudding. (This statement also defines my political beliefs).


Jarod Kintz


#beliefs #funny #love #political #politics

The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but using the concept of order just the same are evident if one examines the present terminology of information theory.


Rudolf Arnheim


#concept #consequences #evident #examines #information

Which half do you want me to cut in half, Mr. Halfofhalf?
 The name’s Onequarter. Johnny Onequarter. And don’t you forget it.


Jarod Kintz


#bizarre #funny-dialogue #surreal #funny

My husband does so many romantic things for me, it's absurd.


Jennifer Beals


#does #husband #many #me #romantic

Most Americans would agree that Plowshares is a Theatre of the Absurd.


Daniel Berrigan


#agree #most #theatre #would

To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred.


Tina Brown


#anchors #feel #keep #networks #reporting

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.


Albert Camus


#concept #essential #first #truth

O.K., then, all right, they would adopt a white-trash dog. Ha ha. They could name it Zeke, buy it a little corncob pipe and a straw hat. She imagined the puppy, having crapped on the rug, looking up at her, going, Cain’t hep it. But no. Had she come from a perfect place? Everything was transmutable. She imagined the puppy grown up, entertaining some friends, speaking to them in a British accent: My family of origin was, um, rather not, shall we say, of the most respectable... Ha ha, wow, the mind was amazing, always cranking out these—


George Saunders


#humor #puppy #family






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