Quotation Explorer - 'Comic'

Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence. - George Santayana
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Live your life as a novel with a daring, awesome main character; otherwise you’re just there for comic relief. - Alexandra Bunker
In the midst of the vagaries of life, they provide us a trip to the land of goodness and fairies, of imaginations and possibilities.A childhood that wasn't spent watching cartoons or reading comic strips, no wonder, seems too dull to imagine. - Sanhita Baruah
It is the custom on the stage in all good, murderous melodramas, to present the tragic and the comic scenes in as regular alternation as the layers of red and white in a side of streaky, well-cured bacon. - Charles Dickens
[T]he most comic things of all are exactly the things most worth doing--such as making love. - G.K. Chesterton
Because that’s what a comic is, ultimately: a collection of pages. It’s not a flatpanel or a touchscreen, even though that’s where it might eventually be displayed. It’s a page. - John Heffernan
Mankind is immortalin the comic perspective not by virtue of man's subjugation of naturebut by virtue of man's subjection to it. The "fall" in tragedy ends indeath; the fall in comedy ends in bed, where, by natures's arithmetic,one and one make a brand new one. - Rose A. Zimbardo
Ya know, if you treat every comic the way you treated me tonight, You would never see a bad show.
Where did they put pictures, comic strips, and coupons before they invented the refrigerator door?
I am not a fan of the magical quick fix in any fiction, including fantasy, scifi and comic books. Unless Dr. Who is involved, and then only because we get to use the phrase 'Timey-wimey wibbliness' which, I'm sure you'll agree, there are not enough occasions to drop into ordinary adult conversation. - Chris Dee
It may be that The Great Gatsby is as perfect, word for word, just in terms of English; but Ulysses is deeper, richer, wider and is comic, whereas The Great Gatsby is a tragic novel. And I think all great art is comic art.() Stephen Fry - video
He (Mario Vargas Llosa) looks grave, transported. And there, I think, is the personality that wrote the books: one in which a subversive comic sense and appetite for the ridiculous jostle with an intense, statesmanlike seriousness about the business of being alive. - Tim Martin
It doesn't matter if you win or lose in the big, scary jungle of the real world. Winners and losers... Enemies and allies... We don't live in a comic book! This is the real deal.
There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl. - Joan Rivers
When I was very young, before I could read, I remember being very interested in comic books. - Nathan Fillion
A microphone is to a comic, what a pen is to a writer. There's power in it. - Pamelar Hickinson
Those of you who are not aware of my brilliant career as a stand up comic, I'm not aware of it either so we might well wonder what we're doing here. - Alan Rickman
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