Best Quotes by Alfred Jarry (Top 10)

  1. God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.
  2. Dawn was breaking, like the light from another world.
  3. It is one of the great joys of home ownership to fire a pistol in one's own bedroom
  4. It is conventional to call 'monster' any blending of dissonant elements. I call 'monster' every original inexhaustible beauty.
  5. The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.
  6. Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
  7. It is because the public are a mass inert, obtuse, and passive that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence.
  8. Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.
  9. The work of art is a stuffed crocodile.
  10. To keep up even a worthwhile tradition means vitiating the idea behind it which must necessarily be in a constant state of evolution: it is mad to try to express new feelings in a mummified form.

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