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Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Absurdity
Ambrose Bierce

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In politics, an absurdity in public business is going into it.
Politicians and Politics
Napoleon Bonaparte

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In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.
Politicians and Politics
Napoleon Bonaparte

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At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Absurdity
Albert Camus

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There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Marcus T. Cicero

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Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
Maturity
Thomas A. Edison

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Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.
Communication
Oliver Goldsmith

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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.
Absurdity
Thomas Hobbes

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You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.
Temptation
Anthony Hope

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Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Imitation
Samuel Johnson

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It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.
Faith
Cardinal J. Newman

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The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
Habit
Marcel Proust

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People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
Absurdity
Agnes Repplier

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

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Ridicule often checks what is absurd, and fully as often smothers that which is noble.
Ridicule
Sir Walter Scott

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The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
Risk
Marquis De Vauvenargues

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As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Evil
Voltaire

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

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It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Charm
Oscar Wilde

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[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun