comedy

A Quote by Jean de La Bruyére on comedy, life, and tragedy

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.

Jean de La Bruyere (1645 - 1696)

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A Quote by Jay Leno on comedy, study, time, and trying

If Jay spent as much time studying as he does trying to be a comedian, he'd be a big star.

Jay Leno (1950 -)

Source: Jay Leno’s fifth grade report card

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on comedy, tragedy, and world

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

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

Source: Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1770.

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on comedy, life, and tragedy

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

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A Quote by George Burns on comedy and singers

If I get big laughs, I'm a comedian. If I get little laughs, I'm a humorist. If I get no laughs, I'm a singer.

George Burns (1896 - 1996)

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A Quote by Fred Allen on age, comedy, competition, history, jokes, life, machines, and time

We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.

Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)

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A Quote by Edmund Gwenn on comedy, death, and thought

When asked if he thought dying was tough. Yes, it's tough, but not as tough as doing comedy.

Edmund Gwenn (1875 - 1959)

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A Quote by Dick Cavett on comedy and television

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?

Dick Cavett

Source: mocking the TV-violence debate. California newspaper, May 1994

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A Quote by Charlie Chaplin on comedy and needs

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977)

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A Quote by Charlie Chaplin on comedy, life, and tragedy

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977)

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