The great tragedy of Science: the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
A perfect tragedy is the noblest production of human nature.joseph addison
"If I am a fool then it is no misfortune, for then only one more fool will wander this Earth. Amongst the millions of mentally deranged it would barely be noticed. But what if I am not a fool, and that science itself has erred? Then the tragedy is incalculable!"viktor schauberger
And tragedy should blush as much to stoop To the low mimic follies of a farce, As a grave matron would to dance with girls.
Herein lies the tragedy of the age: not that men are poor?not that men are wicked?but that men know so little of men.W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) Du Bois
It would indeed be the ultimate tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more noble than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump.
Comedy, I imagine, is harder to do consistently than tragedy, but I like it spiced in the wine of sadness.Bernard Malamud
The tragedy of love is indifference.
Whether the color of your skin is black, white, yellow, brown or purple -- the extent of this tragedy is so incredibly devastating that we had to do something.bert mccracken
The world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.
If the people wanted my head I would bow without demur. If I had lost the confidence or respect of the people I would not want to live. The tragedy of the drama is that the very opposite is true.zulfikar ali bhutto
There are moments in history when brooding tragedy and its dark shadows can be lightened by recalling great moments of the past.indira gandhi
The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic.marilyn manson
I hope that this execution is the last act of the tragedy of the Second World War and that the lesson taken from this world war will be that peace and understanding should exist between peoples. I believe in Germany.arthur seyss-inquart
Death is always and under all circumstances a tragedy, for if it is not, then it means that life itself has become one.theodore roosevelt
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.Alfred North Whitehead
The tragedy was realized by the authorities of Azerbaijan, and concretely – somebody of those high standing.
A popular Government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.