Quotations About / On: IRONY

  • 1.
    Irony dissolves sentiment, but occasionally a sentiment is strong enough to dissolve irony.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 2.
    It is a great irony that man lives in the house of death.
    (to mystudents)
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  • 3.
    It is a great irony that man lives in the house of Death.
    (to my friends)
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  • 4.
    The Bible is rich with imagery, symbolism, metaphor, simile, and irony.
    (Walterrean Salley September 2015)
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  • 5.
    Nothing is more ruthless than dark irony.
    (Walterrean Salley Septenber 2015)
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  • 6.
    Irony is a subtle means by which truth is set forth and brought to light.
    (Walterrean Salley February 2007)
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  • 7.
    'The justice of irony is the paradox of afterthought.'
    (- Alexej Savreux)
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  • 8.
    Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 9.
    The ironies in the commonplace are my inspiration and delight.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 10.
    Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In Half-Truths and One-And-A Half-Truths: Selected Aphorisms, "Riddles Out of Solutions," ed. Harry Zohn (1976). Sprüche und Widersprüche, ch. 6 (1909).)
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