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Our standards covered with glory, we are facing the greatest tragedy of our nation. (Quote by - Wladyslaw Anders)

There are two tragedies in life: one is to lose your heart's desire, the other is to gain it. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

We participate in tragedy. At comedy we only look. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

From the point of view of the playwright, then, the essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of his hero. (Quote by - Maxwell Anderson)

Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it. (Quote by - Jean Anouilh)

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all morality. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. (Quote by - Clarence Darrow)

This is a terrible tragedy, not just for those who knew and cared for him, but also for political life in this country, which will be all the poorer. (Quote by - David Blunkett)

None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry. (Quote by - Edith Hamilton)

I have been asked whether it is strange when a big story and big business for you is tragedy or ill fortune for someone else; but the fact is that is how many things in life work sadly. (Quote by - Mary Hart)

The world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. (Quote by - Horace Walpole)

True tragedy may be defined as a dramatic work in which the outward failure of the principal personage is compensated for by the dignity and greatness of his character. (Quote by - Joseph Wood Krutch)

Courage is the integrating strength that causes one to overcome tragedy. (Quote by - Eugene E. Brussell)

Laughter is ever young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard. (Quote by - Margaret Sackville)

It would indeed be a tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump. (Quote by - David Ormsby Gore)

But the real tragedy was that 15 hadn't been coloured yet. (Quote by - Steve Spurrier)

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

The cricket will help people take their minds off what has been a terrible tragedy. (Quote by - Bob Woolmer)

Maybe the tragedy of the human race was that we had forgotten that we are each divine. (Quote by - Shirley MacLaine)

It is an allegory of both the beauty and tragedy of human life. (Quote by - Roy Strong)

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. (Quote by - Mel Brooks)

The great tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer. (Quote by - KB. Meyer)

While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die -- whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness (Quote by - Gilda Radner)

What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending. (Quote by - William D. Howells)

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