Tragedy Quotes

Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live. Robert F Kennedy

The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions. Aristotle.

The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those who feel. Horace Walpole

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. Oscar Wilde

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. Albert Schweitzer

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss. Thomas Carlyle

In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment. Christopher Fry

You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks. Ludwig Wittgenstein

Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy. John Guare