Tragedy Quotes: A Unique Collection of Quotes About Tragedy
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Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic. -Oscar Wilde
Instead of weeping when a tragedy occurs in a songbird's life, it sings away its grief. I believe we could well follow the pattern of our feathered friends. -William Shakespeare
Sometimes in tragedy we find our life's purpose.
Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. - Benjamin Franklin
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. -George Bernard Shaw
Such a tragedy to spend such a short life pretending it's already over.
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. -Joseph Stalin
When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped. -Samuel Johnson
It's really sad how it takes a tragedy for people to do good.
The World is full of suffering, But it is also full of the overcoming of it. - Hellen Keller
The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort, who never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. -Arnold Bennett
The greatest tragedy is not death, but life without a purpose.
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. -Mel Brooks
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
The world is an infinitely fascinating, tragic and humorous place. -Mike Figgis
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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. -Gilda Radner
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
A rose only becomes beautiful and blesses others when it opens up and blooms. Its greatest tragedy is to stay in a tight-closed bud, never fulfilling its potential.
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. -La Bruyere
If we could see that everything, even tragedy, is a gift in diguise, we would then find the best way to nourish the soul. -Elizabeth Kubler Ross
The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins. -Heywood Broun
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today. -Dale Carnegie
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions. -Aristotle
That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy. -Thomas Carlyle
The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. -C.C. Scott
It is sad indeed to die in your spirit while you live in your body. It is equally tragic to be asleep in life when you should be wide awake to this great world.
Don't let a tragedy happen before you realize how good you had it before it happened.
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
When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. -Helen Keller
Life is a tragedy full of joy. -Bernard Malamud
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. -Albert Schweitzer
Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end. -George W. Bush
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