Tragedy Quotes

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

Benjamin Franklin

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

W. M. Lewis

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.

Oscar Wilde

The tragedy is not that love doesn't last. The tragedy is the love that lasts.

Shirley Hazzard

The most protean aspect of comedy is its potentiality for transcending itself, for responding to the conditions of tragedy by laughing in the darkness.

Harry Levin

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.

Albert Schweitzer

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.

Plato

There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.

Dwight David Eisenhower

There's more truth in comedy than in tragedy.

Vanna Bonta

The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.

Aristotle

Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.

Angela Carter

PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions.

Susan Pease Banitt

It would behoove the world to become used to this fact: that without a just solution to the Palestine tragedy, there can be no stable peace in the Middle East.

King Hussein I

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.

Mario Puzo
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