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What are the best grotesque quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is grotesque!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity H. L. Mencken, Karl von Clausewitz or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous grotesque quote.

Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself. — H. L. Mencken

All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are. — Karl von Clausewitz

The idea of a federal betting parlor on atrocities and terrorism is ridiculous and it's grotesque. — Ron Wyden

Man has imagined a heaven, and has left entirely out of it the supremest of all his delights...sexual intercourse!...His heaven is like himself: strange, interesting, astonishing, grotesque. I give you my word, it has not a single feature in it that he actually values. — Mark Twain

Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. — Oscar Wilde

My idea of a perfect surrealist painting is one in which every detail is perfectly realistic, yet filled with a surrealistic, dreamlike mood. And the viewer himself can't understand why that mood exists, because there are no dripping watches or grotesque shapes as reference points. That is what I'm after: that mood which is apart from everyday life, the type of mood that one experiences at very special moments. — Ian Hornak

Why was the human race created? Or at least why wasn't something creditable created in place of it? God had His opportunity. He could have made a reputation. But no, He must commit this grotesque folly -- a lark which must have cost Him a regret or two when He came to think it over and observe effects. — Mark Twain

I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation. — Dustin Hoffman