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 Lawrence Roberts - “When you go to college, your NBA valueseems to go down. You can't get better when you go to college That's absurd, ... The longer you stay in college, the more you grow and become a better player. Each year, I've improved, and I want to continue to get better.”  
 Jake Moore - “That statement is totally absurd. Look, all we are saying is what the law always has said A city has a right to zone, but zoning has to be non-ridiculous not arbitrary and capricious.”  
 Lawrence Roberts - “When you go to college, your NBA valueseems to go down. You can't get better when you go to college That's absurd, ... The longer you stay in college, the more you grow and become a better player. Each year, I've improved, and I want to continue to get better.”  
 William McNeill - “We have an enormous fixation on, what seems to me to be, the nave idea that truth resides in what somebody wrote sometime in the past. If it's not written down, it isn't true. And that's absurd. But it's the way historians are trained you have to have a source, and if you don't have something you can cite from an original source, in the original language, then you're not a really good historian, you're are not scientific, you're not true .”  
 Albert Einstein - “I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes his creatures, or has a will of the kind that we experience in ourselves. Neither can I nor would I want to conceive of an individual that survives his physical death let feeble souls, from fear or absurd egoism, cherish such thoughts. I am satisfied with the mystery of the eternity of life and with the awareness and a glimpse of the marvelous structure of the existing world, together with the devoted striving to comprehend a portion, be it ever so tiny, of the Reason that manifests itself in nature.”  
 Sorin Cerin - “Our whole science and spirituality of which we think that are great achievements of mankind, of its historical evolution is based exclusively on non-Knowledge, to the reference to this non-Knowledge being in fact a great and important achievement of non-Knowledge. This is why we are human beings abandoned by our own Sacred Self This is why we see the cold beauty of this nature so often alien to ourselves this is why everything we think we are is in fact the alien within us, the one that replaces our own lost life And all of these occur because we reference to the non-Knowledge, to its Absolute Truth Is there a way to leave this sad spirituality and this petty life Is there a way to separate us from the lie of our existence Is there a RELEASE And if we released us from ourselves, would it be better Could we ever miss ourselves Miss the lie of our existence, what should we miss Miss the alien within us that has always replaced our own life To miss the absurdity of this world No, no, no, we shouldnt miss anything in this world except for what we really loved in this absurd and vain love.To miss our loves, the sprigs that did not advertised themselves in commercials, to miss the day when weand there so many reasons for which to miss”  
 Sorin Cerin - “Then we will understand that infinity was somewhere in our breath and that our Destiny is nothing else that the echo of an Accidental Occurrence that happened an eternity before us, and this echo is us, our sacred selves that only this way will recognize themselves. And finally we will become aware that we know without wanting it or without knowing what we know, which we today we find impossible. Then it will be impossible to know without knowing what you know, to understand without understanding what you understand, to hope without hoping in what you hope and, finally, receive the divinity lost or taken away by those who wanted to know by knowing what they want to know, to see by understanding what they wanted to see, to understand by understanding the meaning. Where did that lead them to absurd Searching for a meaning in this world is just like knowing a non-sense or a non-knowledge.”  
 Robert Wyatt - “I find it hard to take rock groups very seriously or treat them with respect. There is something absurd about these gloomy young men getting together and banging away.”  
 Paul Valery - “The history of thought may be summed up in these words it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds.”  
 Kathleen Turner - “It begins and ends with money. It's absurd in this day and age when we need so much money for education, health, for people, that a 100 million dollars can be spent on a film. It's obscene.”  
 Stanley Tucci - “The constraints of melodrama can be a great blessing, because they demand that all the characters involved - as absurd and extreme as they may initially seem - must stay utterly rooted in their own reality, or the whole project collapses.”  
 Randall Terry - “It's come to the point where you have people saying it's our Christian duty to embrace the homosexual movement. This is absurd.”  
 Morrie Schwartz - “When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.”  
 Laurence Sterne - “There have been no sects in the Christian world, however absurd, which have not endeavoured to support their opinions by arguments drawn from Scripture.”  
 Nancy Sinatra - “After 50, the rock 'n' roll road is a little absurd. It's very difficult to play these little places. You're out there on a rickety old bus with no place to shower.”  
 Jonathan Shapiro - “I would think a sense of the absurd is more important for a political cartoonist, because that could define things like a sense of hypocrisy or a sense of the things one has to be skeptical about.”  
 Michael Scheuer - “And if that's what the American people want, then that's what the policy should be, of course. But the idea that anything in the United States is too sensitive to discuss or too dangerous to discuss is really, I think, absurd.”  
 Jon Ronson - “The way I portrayed the people is accurate. Because they're human beings and we have a kind of wonderful capacity to be absurd and ridiculous.”  
 Jeremy Rifkin - “A refuge is supposed to prevent what The genes from flowing out of sight This refuge idea won't stop insects from moving across boundaries. That's absurd.”  
 Camille Pissarro - “It is absurd to look for perfection.”  
 William Odom - “Firing off 1,000 or 500 or 2,000 nuclear warheads on a few minutes' consideration has always struck me as an absurd way to go to war.”  
 Oswald Mosley - “Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power in real, clear analysis.”  
 Alva Myrdal - “The world generally speaking is now drifting on a more and more devastating course towards the absurd target of extermination - or rather, to be more exact - of the northern hemisphere's towns, fields, and the people who have developed our civilization.”  
 Christopher Morley - “There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it.”  
 Robin Morgan - “Only she who attempts the absurd can achieve the impossible.”  

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