Jarry Famous Quotes & Sayings

35 Jarry Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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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.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the
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.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well.
I intended that when the curtain went up the scene should confront the public like the exaggerating mirror in the stories of Madame Leprince de Beaumont, in which the depraved saw themselves with dragons' bodies, or bulls' horns, or whatever corresponded to their particular vice. It is not surprising that the public should have been aghast at the sight of its other self, which it had never before been shown completely. This ignoble other-self, as Monsieur Catulle Mendes has excellently said, is composed "of eternal human imbecility, eternal lust, eternal gluttony, the vileness of instinct magnified into tyranny; of the sense of decency, the virtues, the patriotism & the ideals peculiar to those who have just eaten their fill." Really, these are hardly the constituents for an amusing play, & the masks demonstrate that the comedy must at the most be the macabre comedy of an English clown, or of a Dance of Death.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: I intended that when the curtain went up the scene should confront the public like
I am dying. Please ... bring me a toothpick.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: I am dying. Please ... bring me a toothpick.
The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select
I wanted to be a pariah, because all my heroes were cult artists, people who devoted their lives to poking into very narrow, very deep corners - Erik Satie, Alfred Jarry, Malcolm Lowry - people who suffered in order to express their vision of life.Jim Woodring Jarry Sayings By Jim Woodring: I wanted to be a pariah, because all my heroes were cult artists, people who
I think I am the most impressed with writing styles that defy category, like Kharms or Selby, Breton or Jarry, where you become as interested in the writer as much as the writing itself. It's all these things that make reading so appealing to me.Henry Rollins Jarry Sayings By Henry Rollins: I think I am the most impressed with writing styles that defy category, like Kharms
It is one of the great joys of home ownership to fire a pistol in one's own bedroomAlfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: It is one of the great joys of home ownership to fire a pistol in
It is conventional to call 'monster' any blending of dissonant elements. I call 'monster' every original inexhaustible beauty.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: It is conventional to call 'monster' any blending of dissonant elements. I call 'monster' every
God is the shortest distance from zero to infinity.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: God is the shortest distance from zero to infinity.
JARRY: (To audience) As to the action which is about to begin, it takes place in Poland - that is to say, nowhere.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: JARRY: (To audience) As to the action which is about to begin, it takes place
Duration is the transformation of a succession into a reversion. In other words: THE BECOMING OF A MEMORY.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Duration is the transformation of a succession into a reversion. In other words: THE BECOMING
There are only hallucinations, or perceptions, and that there are neither nights nor days ... and that life is continuous; yet that one would never be aware of its continuity, nor even that life exists without these pendulum movements; and life is primarily verified by the beating of the heartAlfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: There are only hallucinations, or perceptions, and that there are neither nights nor days ...
You're looking exceptionally ugly tonight, Madam, is it because we have company?Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: You're looking exceptionally ugly tonight, Madam, is it because we have company?
And he had to have freedom-not even that, just to read and sleep in peace, without a uniform-sooner still.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: And he had to have freedom-not even that, just to read and sleep in peace,
Papa Ubu: Captain Bordure, I've decided to make you Duke of Lithuania.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Papa Ubu: Captain Bordure, I've decided to make you Duke of Lithuania.
God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.
Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
One can show one's contempt for the cruelty and stupidity of the world by making of one's life a poem of incoherence and absurdity.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: One can show one's contempt for the cruelty and stupidity of the world by making
Anti-alcoholics are unfortunates in the grip of water, that terrible poison, so corrosive that out of all substances it has been chosen for washing and scouring, and a drop of water added to a clear liquid like Absinthe, muddles it.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Anti-alcoholics are unfortunates in the grip of water, that terrible poison, so corrosive that out
The work of art is a stuffed crocodile.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: The work of art is a stuffed crocodile.
That's a beautiful speech, but nobody's listening. Let's go.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: That's a beautiful speech, but nobody's listening. Let's go.
We believe ... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: We believe ... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.
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.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough
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.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: To keep up even a worthwhile tradition means vitiating the idea behind it which must
The military hospital is the most cheerful of militaty buildings because there are so few uniforms inside.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: The military hospital is the most cheerful of militaty buildings because there are so few
Pataphysics will be, above all, the science of the particular, despite the common opinion that the only science is that of the general. Pataphysics will examine the laws governing exceptions, and will explain the universe supplementary to this one; or, less ambitiously, will describe a universe which can be - and perhaps should be - envisaged in the place of the traditional one.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Pataphysics will be, above all, the science of the particular, despite the common opinion that
Talking about things that are understandable only weighs down the mind.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Talking about things that are understandable only weighs down the mind.
Papa Ubu: Yes, gentlemen, but however beautiful it may be, it can't compare with Poland. Because if there weren't any Poland, there wouldn't be any Poles!Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Papa Ubu: Yes, gentlemen, but however beautiful it may be, it can't compare with Poland.
Laughter is born out of the discovery of the contradictory.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Laughter is born out of the discovery of the contradictory.
You're not so much of a shmuck after all, Jarry."
"Thanks, PITA. But you tell anyone that I'm going soft, and I'll deny it with my last breath."
"Would I do that?" Sarah asks with what she attempts to be an innocent expression, and fails miserably.
"Yes," I say easily. "Yes, you would.
Katelin LaMontagne Jarry Sayings By Katelin LaMontagne: You're not so much of a shmuck after all, Jarry.""Thanks, PITA. But you tell anyone
Dieu est le point tangent de ze ro et de l'infini. God is the tangential point of zero and the infinite.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Dieu est le point tangent de ze ro et de l'infini. God is the tangential
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.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: It is because the public are a mass inert, obtuse, and passive that they need
Dawn was breaking, like the light from another world.Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: Dawn was breaking, like the light from another world.
To be weird! That is my goal!Alfred Jarry Jarry Sayings By Alfred Jarry: To be weird! That is my goal!