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A list of the best Alfred Jarry quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Alfred Jarry quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Alfred Jarry quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Alfred Jarry should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Alfred Jarry quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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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

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Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men. Alfred Jarry

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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

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God is the tangential point between zero and infinity. Alfred Jarry

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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

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You're looking exceptionally ugly tonight, Madam, is it because we have company? Alfred Jarry

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We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts. Alfred Jarry

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It is conventional to call monster any blending of dissonant elements. I call monster every original inexhaustible beauty. Alfred Jarry

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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

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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