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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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
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.
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
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)
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)
When asked if he thought dying was tough. Yes, it's tough, but not as tough as doing comedy.
Edmund Gwenn (1875 - 1959)
There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?
Source: mocking the TV-violence debate. California newspaper, May 1994
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977)
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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