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Positive Quotes about Grotesque

Let these Grotesque quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

The art which we may call generally art of the wayside,
as opposed to that which is the business of men's lives,
is, in the best sense of the word, Grotesque.
- John Ruskin

I envy people who can just look at a sunset.
I wonder how you can shoot it.
There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.
- Dustin Hoffman

Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity;
that is because they are so mystical.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

All action takes place, so to speak,
in a kind of twilight,
which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make
things seem grotesque and larger than they really are.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

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Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins,
a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
- H. L. Mencken

In a way Australia is like Catholicism.
The company is sometimes questionable and the landscape is grotesque.
But you always come back.
- Thomas Keneally

What motivates me in art is the ugly and beautiful nature of the truth.
It has to be truthful and honest, even if it is ugly and grotesque.
- Corin Nemec

 

The idea of a federal betting parlor on atrocities
and terrorism is ridiculous and it's grotesque.
- Ron Wyden

As a means of contrast with the sublime,
the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer.
- Victor Hugo

I remember having to take detours around the Hollywood
sign to avoid having to see this grotesque poster of
myself on Sunset Boulevard.
- Rachel Ward

People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains,
new stars, garish birds, freak fish,
grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal
stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I'm not sure I agree with the thesis,
because I think that even though something grotesque
or gross has been part of film since way back,
what we accept or what we can get away with on the screen is broader now.
- Ivan Reitman

Taxes are like abortion, and not just because both
are grotesque procedures supported by Democrats.
You're for them or against them.
Taxes go up or down; government raises taxes or lowers them.
But Democrats will not let the words "abortion" or
"tax hikes" pass their lips.
- Ann Coulter

All men are somewhat ridiculous and grotesque,
just because they are men; and in this respect artists
might well be regarded as man multiplied by two.
So it is, was, and shall be.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

He always describes his characters' voices and their physique so brilliantly.
As people have said, they are cartoons,
caricatures.
They're grotesques really.
- Simon Callow

Each of us holds a different image of God.
There are as many perspectives on
the nature of God as there are people.
However much any of us may choose to argue,
or to fight and kill, for our point of view,
the nature of God is an unanswerable question.
Perhaps there is a specific answer,
that we will never learn - in this lifetime.
Perhaps the nature of God is so complex and multifaceted
that each view of God describes an aspect of the complex whole.
Or perhaps the nature of God is actually defined by our beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Beginner Mind" is a Zen Buddhist term
that describes moving past our assumptions
of the nature of our life,
and really SEEING our surroundings -
especially the people we interact with -
with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've always looked upon the Ducks as caricature human beings.
Perhaps I've been years writing in that middle world that J.R.R.
Tolkien describes, and never knew it.
- Carl Barks

The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical.
It has simplicity and constant change.
It cannot be described by a compass,
and it changes direction at every one of its points.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Frost is the greatest artist in our clime -
he paints in nature and describes in rime.
- Thomas Hood

Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
- Christopher Dawson

If I haven't made myself clear, this worrisome chain
of events describes the game of the nineteenth century.
- John Thorn

You speak of Lord Byron and me; there is this great difference between us.
He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine.
Mine is the hardest task.
- John Keats

Mr. Obama has an ingenious approach to job losses:
He describes them as job gains.
- Karl Rove

The radius vector describes equal areas in equal times.
- Johannes Kepler

Well, it really describes what it feels like to be
a normal person whose boss and friend suddenly runs for the president,
and then becomes the president.
- Karen Hughes

Physics investigates the essential nature of the world,
and biology describes a local bump.
Psychology, human psychology, describes a bump on the bump.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

The mandala describes balance.
This is so whatever the pictorial form.
- Stephen Gardiner

In essence, String Theory describes space and time,
matter and energy, gravity and light,
indeed all of God's creation...
as music.
- Roy H. Williams

All science is static in the sense that it describes
the unchanging aspects of things.
- Frank Knight

Pessimism only describes an attitude,
and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective.
- Francis Parker Yockey

A man never discloses his own character so clearly
as when he describes another s. - Jean Paul

One Moment in Time because I think it describes me
as a person and how I felt about being on the show.
- Anwar Robinson

It is not a God, just and good, but a devil,
under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
- Thomas Paine

True philosophy invents nothing; it merely establishes and describes what is.
- Victor Cousin

While I shared many of the same emotions Bill describes,
in no way did my experience ever degenerate into the
grimness I find in his book -
I didn't have to live with Don,
and I think that made a big big difference.
- Gary Lucas

Traditional academic science describes human beings
as highly developed animals and biological thinking machines.
We appear to be Newtonian objects made of atoms,
molecules, cells, tissues, and organs.
- Stanislav Grof

One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that
in the sixth book of Confessions,
where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense.
Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty,
the love of art for its own sake, has most.
- Walter Pater

The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page
after page it describes God as a mass murderer.
This may be the single most important key to the political
behavior of Western Civilization.
- Robert Anton Wilson

The second song is called 'Easy As Life,'
which really describes the complete conflict of the whole story,
her struggle of being in love with the enemy and also
being in love with her people.
- Deborah Cox

A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death
as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from
the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation.
- Stanislav Grof

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes
the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society.
It follows that any choice and decision with regard
to the size of the family must irrevocably rest with the family itself,
and cannot be made by anyone else.
- Garrett Hardin

String Theory describes energy and matter as being composed of tiny,
wiggling strands of energy that look like strings.
And the pitch of a string's vibration determines the nature of its effect.
- Roy H. Williams

Whatever the opposite of regret is best describes how
I've always felt about that decision -
it opened me up to a million creative opportunities
I needed to experience away from the bull and distorting
mirrors that fame engenders.
- David Knopfler

The new formula in physics describes humans as paradoxical
beings who have two complementary aspects:
They can show properties of Newtonian objects and also
infinite fields of consciousness.
- Stanislav Grof

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anxiety is love's greatest killer.
It makes one feel as you might
when a drowning man holds unto you.
You want to save him, but you know
he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds
the other team below 100 points they almost always win.
- Doug Collins

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

The only faith that wears well and holds its color
in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction
and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
- James Russell Lowell

A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed,
but while it holds good
it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

I don't know what the future may hold,
but I know who holds the future.
- Ralph Abernathy

Virtually every civilized society today holds sacred
the right to peaceably bury their dead.
- Mike Schmidt

I think your life is governed not by the bricks or mortar around you,
it's governed by who holds your hand and who spits in your eye.
- David McCallum

My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up.
I don't really know what's happening down there.
Who is the real hero?
- Mitch Hedberg

Man is made or unmade by himself.
By the right choice he ascends.
As a being of power, intelligence, and love,
and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
- James Allen

I think it really holds you back having to think about your image.
- Jane Badler

There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety,
an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character
and holds himself away from the rest of us.
- Maria Bello

Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the
right measure of himself,
and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
- Peter Latham

Must not fight simply to win; no holds barred is not the way;
you must win by the rules.
- John Graham Chambers

Nor is it that truly a belief at all which has not
some influence upon the actions of him who holds it.
- William Kingdon Clifford

It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement
that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe.
Don't worry, be happy.
Everything is fine.
- Paul Tsongas

I know quite a few farmers all over the United States
who have tried this and have said the opposite,
that they have to use more herbicides,
not less.
The same holds true with BT.
- Jeremy Rifkin

He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct
though it is inconvenient,
unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
- Walter Lippmann


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