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A day like today is not a day for soundbites, really. But I feel the hand of history upon our shoulders. I really do. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Irony is the hygiene of the mind. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bibesco)

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself. (Quote by - Jessamyn West)

Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment (Quote by - Edwin P. Whipple)

Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do (Quote by - Soren Kierkegaard)

Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)

Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge. (Quote by - Mason Cooley)

Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does. (Quote by - Paul Horgan)

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument. (Quote by - Rufus Choate)

A play is made by sensing how the forces in life simulate ignorance-you set free the concealed irony, the deadly joke. (Quote by - Arthur Miller)

What I lack in decorum, I make up for with an absence of tact. (Quote by - Don Williams, Jr)

Why does everyone run toward a blood curdling scream? mumbled the Senior Wrangler. It is contrary to all sense. (Quote by - Terry Pratchett)

We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars. (Quote by - Anatole Broyard)

Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom. (Quote by - Anatole France)

Irony is jesting behind hidden gravity. (Quote by - Anglican Bishop Robert Duncan)

The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive. (Quote by - Robert A. Heinlein)

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up. (Quote by - George Saunders)

A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away. (Quote by - Ellen Glasgow)

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn`t. (Quote by - Erica Jong)

Irony, I feel, is a very high form of morality. (Quote by - Jean Stafford

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

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