Alfred Jarry Quotes


11 Alfred Jarry quotes:



"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."
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"Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations."
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"It is conventional to call ''monster'' any blending of dissonant elements. I call ''monster'' every original inexhaustible beauty."
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"Our lives are without reason, nothing outside the individuality."
"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."
"We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings."
"Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men."
"It is conventional to call "monster" any blending of dissonant elements. I call "monster" every original inexhaustible beauty."
"We believe... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts."
"Blind and unwavering indiscipline at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men."
"God is the tangential point between zero and infinity."



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