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History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.


Karl Marx


#first #history #history repeats itself #itself #repeats

You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.


Bono


#allowed #anywhere #because #commitment #concern

The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.


James Thurber


#depend #economics #farce #funnier #his

Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute.


John Mortimer


#minute #per #played #revolutions #thousand

I would love, more than anything, to do an out-and-out farce with huge physical energy. Just because you're from the minimalist school, it doesn't mean you can't go big.


Aidan Quinn


#because #big #energy #farce #go

A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally.


John Ratzenberger


#farce #humor #slapstick #universally #well

Black Comedy is a farce that is played in the dark, as you know, with the lights full on. It's the Chinese convention of reversing light and dark, and exactly where anybody is at any given moment is the play.


Peter Shaffer


#anybody #black #black comedy #chinese #comedy

It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason.


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


#being #call #exercise #farce #own

Comedy is unusual people in real situations; farce is real people in unusual situations.


Chuck Jones


#farce #people #real #real people #real situations

The farce is finished. I go to seek a vast perhaps.


Francois Rabelais


#finished #go #i #perhaps #seek






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