We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up but a comedy in long-shot.
Life is a dream for the wise a game for the fool a comedy for the rich a tragedy for the poor.
Well I think the great tragedy in American politics is what is legal not what is illegal.
I'm sure there are people who survive tragedy without humor but I've never met any of them. Nor would I be particularly interested in writing about them if I did meet them.
I don't think it's possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor.
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain comedy and tragedy humor and hurt.
Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope that foul deceitful thing has no part in it.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
History repeats itself first as tragedy second as farce.
We therefore here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy and we like them will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.
Vegas means comedy tragedy happiness and sadness all at the same time.
I've had at least my share of tragedy but I have had far more than my share of happiness.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?
The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Fables should be taught as fables myths as myths and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both.
Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet namely a dull ending.