It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy of life lies in having no goal to reach.
The tragedy is not that love doesn't last. The tragedy is the love that lasts.
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy.
Tragedies are always discussed as if they took place in a void, but actually each tragedy is conditioned by its setting, local and global. The events of 11 September 2001 are not exception.
A comedy is just a tragedy interrupted, I once said. Do you finish with the kiss or when she opens her eyes to tell him she loves him and sees blonde hairs on his collar?
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
The most protean aspect of comedy is its potentiality for transcending itself, for responding to the conditions of tragedy by laughing in the darkness.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.
Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.