Tragedy And Comedy Quotes

Tragedy And Comedy Quotes by Steve Martin, Jack Dee, Elbert Hubbard, Horace Walpole, Mark Twain, Sholom Aleichem and many others.

What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laug

What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.
Steve Martin
Comedy and tragedy are two sides of the same coin. A talent in one area might also lead to a predisposition in the other.
Jack Dee
Tragedy and comedy are simply questions of value; a little misfit in life makes us laugh; a great one is tragedy and cause for expression of grief.
Elbert Hubbard
This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Walpole
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
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Sholom Aleichem
The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
Aaron Allston
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives – the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
Norman Cousins
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
Erma Bombeck
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
Mel Brooks
Life is a mixing of all kind of things: comedy and tragedy going together.
Alejandro Jodorowsky
We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look.
Aldous Huxley
Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.
Lenny Bruce
The tapestry of history that seems so full of tragedy when viewed from the front has countless comic scenes woven into its reverse side. In truth, tragedy and comedy are the twin masks of history – its mass appeal.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Life is a comedy for those who think and a tragedy for those who feel.
Horace Walpole
The script for ‘Infamous’ was so poised between tragedy and comedy. It’s a dream part. One reads those scripts with a sense of melancholia. When you read a script that good I remember thinking, ‘Oh, this script is too good. They’ll never give it to me.’
Toby Jones
Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.
Angela Carter