• Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.
    ~ Tom Cochrane
  • Comedy is tragedy - plus time.
    ~ Carol Burnett
  • The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.
    ~ Adam Smith
  • The smallest coffins are the heaviest.
    The smallest coffins are the heaviest.
    ~ Author Unknown
  • The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
    ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Come what come may, time and the hour run through the roughest day.
    ~ William Shakespeare
  • Actions are the first tragedy in life, words are the second. Words are perhaps the worst. Words are merciless. . .`
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
    ~ William Butler Yeats