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Imagine if trees gave off wifi signals, we would be planting so many trees and we'd probably save the planet too. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe.

Picture quote by George Bernard Shaw about irony

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul, can always count on the support of Paul. ⏤ George Bernard Shaw

Picture quote by Nelson Mandela about people

In my country we go to prison first and then become President.~ Nelson Mandela ⏤ Nelson Mandela

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Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value.

Doug Coupland, author

I carry death in my left pocket. Sometimes I take it out and talk to it: “Hello, baby, how you doing? When you coming for me? I’ll be ready."

Charles Bukowski, author

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it.

Moses Hadas, writer

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.

George Saunders, writer

The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.

Robert A. Heinlein, writer

Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.

Douglas Coupland,

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

Jessamyn West, author

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.

Agnes Repplier, writer

What cannot be said above all must not be silenced but written.

Jacques Derrida, philosopher

Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.

Bill Nye, educator

Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment.

Edwin P. Whipple,

The irony is that the more unapologetically sexist men are in movies, the more women tend to be attracted to them in person.

Jon Favreau, actor

A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.

Ellen Glasgow, novelist

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

Jessamyn West, author

Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time.

Friedrich Von Schlegel,

Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.

Anatole France, novelist

I love the irony. I'm perceived as being really young and yet I have the clinical condition of an old man.

Michael J. Fox, actor

Irony is jesting behind hidden gravity.

John Weiss,

The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this, but there's no company whatsoever in that feeling. Think of Pound's great emphasis, the way out is via the door.

Robert Creeley, poet

It's no small irony that the government inevitably and invariably ends up promoting precisely that which they would most like to repress.

Jock Sturges, photographer

I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.

Ben Kingsley, actor

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, a medley of extemporanea, And love is a thing that can never go wrong, and I am Marie of Romania.

Dorothy Parker, poet

So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart.

Lord Byron, poet

Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization.

Victor Hugo, author

Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.

Karl Kraus, writer

An old man turned ninety-eightHe won the lottery and died the next dayIt's a black fly in your ChardonnayIt's a death row pardon two minutes too lateIt's a traffic jam when you're already lateIt's a no-smoking sign on your cigarette breakIt's like ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knifeIt's meeting the man of my dreamsAnd then meeting his beautiful wife.

Alanis Morissette, musician

But the irony is that because the band isn't the focus any more, it allows me the chance to enjoy being a member of Def Leppard much more.

Rick Allen, drummer

Yes, of course that's true but you know, the irony of all that is that before the accident, I'd pretty much lost interest in playing drums.

Rick Allen, drummer

I always thought the biggest failing of Americans was their lack of irony. They are very serious there! Naturally, there are exceptions... the Jewish, Italian, and Irish humor of the East Coast.

Colin Firth, actor

To me the biggest irony of this lifetime that I'm living is that for someone who thrives in the public eye in the creative ways that I do, I actually don't enjoy being in the public eye.

Alanis Morissette, musician

That's the irony in the work: the best stories are the worst things that happen. My best times were somebody else's worst.

Michael Connelly, author

I love Sell Out, I think it's great. I love the jingles. The whole thing as an album is a wonderful piece of work. The cover. Everything about it. It's got humor, great songs, irony.

Roger Daltrey, musician

Making a film that's supposed to be fun to watch is really hard - that's the weird irony of it.

Steven Soderbergh, director

Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book.

Sela Ward, actress

From even the greatest of horrors, irony is seldom absent.

H. P. Lovecraft, novelist

I am not afraid of minister of culture, but of the culture of the minister.

Radoy Ralin, author

O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in't!

William Shakespeare, dramatist

We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.

Anatole Broyard, critic

Without a trace of irony I can say I have been blessed with brilliant enemies. I owe them a great debt, because they redoubled my energies and drove me in new directions.

E. O. Wilson, scientist

The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture.

Suzanne Fields,

Maugham then offers the greatest advice anyone could give to a young author: At the end of an interrogation sentence, place a question mark. You'd be surprised how effective it can be.

Woody Allen, director

on the other hand, who would be a more dedicated gay-basher than a gay school board member? look at congress.

John L'Heureux,

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.

Frederick Douglass, author

Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good deal of irony in the world... I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising, there's obviously a lot of deception.

Kenneth Koch, poet

And the irony is that they wrote better without access to my quotes.

Steve Carlton, athlete

You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame.

Ted Allen, entertainer

The irony is, going to work every day became the subject of probably my best poetry.

Philip Levine, poet

The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence.

Stanley Crouch, critic

Listen: our culture is saturated with irony whether we know it or not.

Barbara Kruger, artist

The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.

Cliff Stearns, politician

It could draw from a greater reservoir of freedom. The irony could develop an even greater ease.

Elfriede Jelinek, playwright

That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs - where he tries desperately to be a 'TV Dad,' to give advice and it's so pat it becomes ridiculous.

Atom Egoyan, director

The irony here is this administration is spending more money on climate change research and development than any administration in all the rest of the industrialized world combined.

Christine Todd Whitman, politician

My book has a very simple surface, but there are layers of irony and paradox all the way through it.

Mark Haddon, novelist

The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates.

David Foster Wallace, writer

The problem is that once the rules of art are debunked, and once the unpleasant realities the irony diagnoses are revealed and diagnosed, "then" what do we do?

David Foster Wallace, writer

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