Tragedy Quotes

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

Albert Schweitzer

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

Benjamin Franklin

There's more truth in comedy than in tragedy.

Vanna Bonta

There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.

Mark Twain

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.

Vaclav Havel

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

Dwight David Eisenhower

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.


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

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.

Erma Bombeck

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.

Oscar Wilde

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.

Martin Luther King Jr

It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy of life lies in having no goal to reach.

Benjamin E. Mays

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

Shirley Hazzard

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

Oscar Wilde

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

W. M. Lewis

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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