Quotes of Incongruity

“ The cause of laughter is simply the sudden perception of the incongruity between a concept and the real project. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ Faith is the final triumph over incongruity, the final assertion of the meaningfulness of existence. ”

- Reinhold Niebuhr

“ Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night. ”

- George Eliot

“ Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true. ”

- Samuel Johnson
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