quote by Voltaire

Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.

— Voltaire

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Absurdity quote Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

There is no such thing as a model or ideal Canadian.

What could be more absurd than the concept of an "all Canadian" boy or girl? A society which emphasizes uniformity is one which creates intolerance and hate.

Men of Oregon, I invite you to become students of your events.

Running, one might say, is basically an absurd past-time upon which to be exhausting ourselves. But if you can find meaning, in the kind of running you have to do to stay on this team, chances are you will be able to find meaning in another absurd past-time: life.

Absurdity quote Don't be absurd! Nobody made us! We evolved by chance from snowflakes. ~ Light h

Don't be absurd! Nobody made us! We evolved by chance from snowflakes. ~ Light humor to demonstrate the fact that there is a creator for everything.

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Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. Laugh at the Absurdity of Life

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.

I want the Brahmins to realize that the Dravidian people today are very much hating those who cunningly cheated them with absurdities. They are now aware of the particular community making a living by spreading the foolishness. People have begun to hate god, religion, caste, mythologies (puranas) and so on.

Absurdity quote The concept of absurdity is something I am attracted to.

The concept of absurdity is something I am attracted to.

I have often been asked whether I am a women or an athlete.

The question is absurd. Men are not asked that. I am an athlete. I am a women.

There is no place for [the Bantu] in the European community above the level of certain forms of labour ... What is the use of teaching the Bantu child mathematics when it cannot use it in practice? That is quite absurd. Education must train people in accordance with their opportunities in life, according to the sphere in which they live.

Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check.

Absurdity quote The act of flat out denying anything, no matter how absurd, is pure lunacy.

The act of flat out denying anything, no matter how absurd, is pure lunacy.

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It is absurd for the Evolutionist to complain that it is unthinkable for an admittedly unthinkable God to make everything out of nothing and then pretend that it is more thinkable that nothing should turn itself into everything.

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

What is more absurd and more impious than to attribute the name of Lucifer to the devil, that is, to personified evil. The intellectual Lucifer is the spirit of intelligence and love; it is the paraclete, it is the Holy Spirit, while the physical Lucifer is the great agent of universal magnetism.

When men are the most sure and arrogant they are commonly the most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation and suspense which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities.

A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.

Fear is the destructive energy in man.

It withers the mind, it distorts thought, it leads to all kinds of extraordinarily clever and subtle theories, absurd superstitions, dogmas, and beliefs.

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.

Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts

Man once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand of reason, and the mind becomes a wreck.

Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity.

It appears to me that those who rely simply on the weight of authority to prove any assertion, without searching out the arguments to support it, act absurdly. I wish to question freely and to answer freely without any sort of adulation. That well becomes any who are sincere in the search for truth.

You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, burning bushes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help?

We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it's legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines.

I thought to myself: if it’s true that every person has a star in the sky, mine must be distant, dim, and absurd. Perhaps I never had a star.

I like things that go into hidden, mysterious places, places I want to explore that are very disturbing. In that disturbing thing, there is sometimes tremendous poetry and truth.

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The Myth of Sisyphus - absurd condition and "from the moment absurdity is recognized, it becomes a passion, the most harrowing of all." It is not the world that is absurd,

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It is absurd and anti-life to be part of a system that compels you to listen to a stranger reading poetry when you want to learn to construct buildings, or to sit with a stranger discussing the construction of buildings when you want to read poetry.

He wants all or nothing. The thought of a person calling himself a 'Christian' without being a devoted follower of Christ is absurd.

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.

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.

You will certainly grant me that neither antiquity nor whatever nation has devised a more repulsive and blasphemous absurdity than that of eating your God. This is the most disgusting dogma of Christian religion, the greatest insult to the Highest Being, the climax of madness and insanity.

If there is no God, then man and the universe are doomed.

Like prisoners condemned to death, we await our unavoidable execution. There is no God, and there is no immortality. And what is the consequence of this? It means that life itself is absurd. It means that the life we have is without ultimate significance, value, or purpose.

One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them.

The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.

We are living in an interminable succession of absurdities imposed by the myopic logic of short-term thinking.

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