Quotation Explorer - 'Tragedies'

If it can be verified, we don't need faith... Faith is for that which lies on the other side of reason. Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedies and ambiguities and sudden, startling joys. - Madeleine L'Engle
In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. - Oscar Wilde
There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it. - George Bernard Shaw
A good story is always written with the tears of tragedies and triumphs, and the love and kindness of our lives. - Debasish Mridha
Of course, that’s one of the dreams of modernist literature, whether realist or fantastic: that the more stories we tell each other about such tragedies, the fewer of them there will be. We’re still waiting for the results. - Charles Finch
God is well able to turn your tragedies into triumphs. - Jim George
Grief lasts longer than sympathy, which is one of the tragedies of the grieving. - Elizabeth McCracken
Just like me. Just like so many others. Tragedies may change who we are, may alter the paths we take, sometimes drastically. But we can still continue on, continue living for tomorrow. Tomorrow is always worth fighting for." Mach Derune, A Time for Revenge, The End of Old Ways series - A.W.Chrystalis
Warfare is a series of tragedies enjoined by logistics. - Kevin Carson
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies. - Oscar Wilde
One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else. - K.L. Toth
Your attitude will either make or break you, we cannot change fate and the tragedies that enter our lives but we can choose how we want them to change us. - Nikki Rowe
The saddest of all tragedies - the wasted life - Aristotle
The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them. - Jean Cocteau
Don't let your tragedies fool you, they were never meant to alter your path; just re-pave your direction. Spend time nurturing the things that once tore you apart and you will find within you, your most empowering strength. - Nikki Rowe
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements and we get organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean S. Kamali
So it ever must be in the conflicting scenes of life, in the long, weary march, each one walks alone. We may have many friends, love, kindness, sympathy and charity, to smooth our pathway in everyday life, but in the tragedies and triumphs of human experience, each mortal stands alone. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
What can you expect from a stupid government? Anything good? Anything useful, anything clever? Anything just? No! You can expect nothing but stupidity, nothing but mistakes, nothing but injustices and tragedies! All a stupid government can do is to produce wrecks and debris! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. - Stephen King
Do not measure the number of tragedies you suffer, quantify the success derived from the. - Jacqueline Susann
In a simple street you can find the whole world: You can find joy and sorrow; you can find good and evil, silence and noise; you can find all the comedies and all the tragedies! An ordinary simple street is the mirror of the whole world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it. - Socrates
That's one of the tragedies of this life - that the men who are most in need of a beating up are always enormous. - Preston Sturges
Our goodness is our wealth and when we close our eyes to the tragedies of the hard lives, we start losing our wealth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One thing is undeniably clear. We have all had bad experiences, we have all had tragedies in our lives which help to shape who we are. - J. Loren Norris
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements gives us organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean Kamali
Good fortune comes with many fears. It is always threatened by tragedies. But misfortune always tends to hope and peace. Hope is the heart of life. Flowers have fear of being withered while Thorns have not fear of being withered. - M.K. Bhutta
Success is living life with all of its songs and melodies, triumphs and tragedies. - Debasish Mridha
Our existence has always and everywhere been tragic, but man has converted these numberless tragedies into works of art. I know of nothing more astonishing or more wonderful than this transformation. - Maxim Gorky
Let me not fear the tragedies of life but fear the triumphs. - Debasish Mridha
Unlike Panic! At The Disco, I write sins AND Tragedies. - Carter Bates
Stories of Fantasy are nothing more than the retelling of our own triumphs and sad, sad tragedies ... I have that painted on my office wall and love to stare at it. - Tod Langley
History is orphan. It can speak, but cannot hear. It can give, but cannot take. Its wounds and tragedies can be read and known, but cannot be avoided or cured. - Kedar Joshi
I am a playwright who does not write comedies, or tragedies. - Steven L. Sheppard
One of the greatest tragedies of our time, is this impression that has been created that science and religion have to be at war - Francis Collins
There are no tragedies in life, only violent coup d’etats on the state of irrational optimism - Dean Cavanagh
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
Your world is your story with tragedies and triumphs; never forget that you are the editor too. - Debasish Mridha
Inherent rights are from God, and the tragedies of the world originate in their attempted denial. - Warren G. Harding
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