Quotes About Comedy
Most popular Comedy quotes
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Comedians on the stage are invariably suicidal when they get home.
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
Comedy has to be truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
The greater the stress within society the stronger the comic antidote required.
Comedy, like sodomy, is an unnatural act.
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair.
Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself—with a smile.
Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind.
Every time is a time for comedy in a world of tension that would languish without it.
Tragedy is if I cut my finger. Comedy is if you walk into an open sewer and die.
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.
Comedy is but tragedy, cunningly disguised and popularized for the multitude.
Sex is identical to comedy in that it involves timing.