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A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
Bill Watterson
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
Oscar Wilde
Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it.
Ernest Hemingway
In modern European thought a tragedy is occurring in that the original bonds uniting the affirmative attitude towards the world with ethics are, by a slow but irresistible process, loosening and finally parting. - Out of my life and Thought.
Albert Schweitzer
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
Benjamin Franklin
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
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy.
Thomas Carlyle
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
Arthur C. Clarke
The tragedy is when you've got sex in the head instead of down where it belongs.
D.H. Lawrence
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Oscar Wilde
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . . . Now a whole is that which has a beginning, a middle, and an end.
Aristotle
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
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