Grotesque Quotes

"I sometimes fear that people might think that fascism arrives in ...

"I sometimes fear that people might think that fascism arrives in a fancy dress worn by grotesques and monsters as played out in endless re-runs of the Nazis. Fascism arrives as your friend.” —Michael Rosen
📅︎ Oct 11
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I’m being grotesque, but you’ve got to be, you see what I mean!? You’ve got to be craz...

I’m being grotesque, but you’ve got to be, you see what I mean!? You’ve got to be crazy! It’s too late to be sane...too late. You’ve got to go full tilt bozo, 'cause you’re only given a little spark of madness. And if you lose that… you’re nothing. -- Robin Williams
📅︎ Aug 12
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"the table... as it emerges as a commodity, it changes into a thing which transcends sensuousness....

"the table... as it emerges as a commodity, it changes into a thing which transcends sensuousness. It not only stands with its feet on the ground... it stands on its head, and evolves out of its wooden brain grotesque ideas, far more wonderful than if it were to begin dancing of its own will" - Marx
📅︎ Jul 13
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“Nature is busy creating absolutely unique individua...

“Nature is busy creating absolutely unique individuals, whereas culture has invented a single mold to which all must conform. It is grotesque. ” ― U.G. Krishnamurti
📅︎ Jun 30
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"He must have looked up at an unfamiliar sky through frightening leaves and...

"He must have looked up at an unfamiliar sky through frightening leaves and shivered as he found what a grotesque thing a rose is and how raw the sunlight was upon the scarcely created grass." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
📅︎ May 01
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