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#tragedies

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There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.


George Bernard Shaw


#gain #heart #life #lose #other

Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.


Johnny Ball


#because #crime #desire #discrimination #due

That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.


Amelia Barr


#affections #answer #armies #birth #death

On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.


Bobby Jindal


#been #especially #family #following #give

Trayvon Martin, at the most, seems only to have been guilty of being himself.


Aberjhani


#american-tragedies #antiracism #george-zimmerman #race-and-racism-in-america #racism

All writers are liars. They twist events to suit themselves. They make use of their own tragedies to make a better story... They are terrible people.


Nina Bawden


#events #liars #make #own #people

One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto.


Stokely Carmichael


#been #black #could #ghetto #growing

Disappointments in love, even betrayals and losses, serve the soul at the very moment they seem in life to be tragedies. The soul is partly in time and partly in eternity. We might remember the part that resides in eternity when we feel despair over the part that is in life.


Thomas Moore


#disappointment #love #soul #tragedies #love

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.


Oscar Wilde


#life #only #other #tragedies #two

There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies.


Oscar Wilde


#always #infinitely #mean #other #people






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