Irony And Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 82 Quotes About Irony And Life

#1. But one place ain't no different from no place else. People try and make it like everything's new only to find the devil done followed you wherever you moved and all you can do is hold him off whiles you catch your breath - Author: Amina Gautier
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#2. In spite of her superficial independence, her fundamental need was to cling.
All her life was an attempt to disprove it; and so proved it. She was like a sea anemone
had only to be touched once to adhere to what touched her. - Author: John Fowles
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#3. To say "He was a young fool, and now he's an old fool" is to make a distinction without a difference. - Author: Gary Inbinder
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#4. A life that partakes even a little of friendship, love, irony, humor, parenthood, literature, and music, and the chance to take part in battles for the liberation of others cannot be called 'meaningless' ... - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#5. Give the People what they want - and they'll get what they deserve. - Author: The Kinks
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#6. It is the central irony of my life that when I want something and end up getting it, it makes me profoundly uncomfortable. - Author: Jennifer Armintrout
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#7. Life is surreal. When you step back and really take a look at it, the irony is absolute. - Author: Julieanne O'Connor
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#8. Although my life is far from perfect, the irony is that in a divorced parent's custody schedule - with days on and days off - instead of like it was before, when I felt ragged and still oddly guilty all the time, now I feel guilty but not ragged. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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#9. When it was over, she gathered him in her arms. And told him the terrible irony of her life.
That she had wanted to be dead all those years while her brother had been alive. That had been her sin.
And this was her penance.
Wanting to live when everyone else seemed dead. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#10. And it was strange, I thought, that sorrow lasts and can make a man look forward to death, but the mood of victory fills a moment and then is over - Author: V.S. Naipaul
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#11. The New or Future Eve is emptied of all inner life and turned into a shell. The bitter irony in this is that her perfection recalls nothing so much as a corpse. - Author: Asti Hustvedt
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#12. Most of you, therefore, spend the bulk of your adult life searching for the "right" way to worship, to obey, and to serve God. The irony of all this is that I do not want your worship, I do not need your obedience, and it is not necessary for you to serve Me. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#13. Accept that there are things in this world we can never explain and life will be understandable. That is the irony of life. It is also the beauty of it. - Author: Tan Twan Eng
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#14. The mystery of life
its inexplicability, beauty, cruelty, tenderness, folly ... has occupied the greater part of my waking thoughts; and in reverence or rage or irony, as the moment or situation might dictate, I have pondered and even demanded of cosmic energy to know Why. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#15. If there is a stage at which an individual life becomes truly adult, it must be when one grasps the irony in its unfolding and accepts responsibility for a life lived in the midst of such paradox. - Author: Barry Lopez
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#16. I came to understand the most intriguing irony of life, that the most intimate partner of life is death.
(Page 94) - Author: Neena Verma
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#17. I didn't know who to
believe
but
one thing I do
know: when a man is
living
many claim relationships
that are hardly
so
and after he dies, well,
then it's everybody's
party. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#18. I have this one little life to live with, it's not the plan I had in mind but I can accept its the calling of my soul. The irony in gaining freedom through the heartbreak of stillness. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#19. One of life's ironies is that the more honest and vulnerable you are, the more others try to discredit you as a fraud and a fake. Shut them up by not caring. - Author: Dan Pearce
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#20. The irony of commitment is that it's deeply liberating -- in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around like rational hesitation. To commit is to remove your head as the barrier to your life. - Author: Anne Morris
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#21. This life is ironic: for it takes pain to discover pleasure; it takes sadness to know happiness; it takes war to value peace; and it takes hatred to treasure love.
[Culled from: "Amara & The Strange Elderly Woman"] - Author: Emmanuel Aghado
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#22. It's shameful for a devil to be good. - Author: Ljupka Cvetanova
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#23. Even in dying, a Thennanin ship was reputed to be not worth putting out of its misery. In battle they were slow, unmaneuverable - and as hard to disable permanently as a cockroach. - Author: David Brin
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#24. Life is biting into a cupcake and finding an eyeball at its center. - Author: Alexandra Sirowy
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#25. So if there is something on the planet that is worth living for, I'd better not miss it, because once you're dead, it's too late for regrets, and if you die by mistake, that is really, really dumb. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#26. The great incestuous wish is to flow on, one with time, to merge the great image of the beyond with the here and now. A fatuous, suicidal wish that is constipated by words and paralyzed by thought. - Author: Henry Miller
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#27. There are people who are dancing through Life and others who are crying through Life. The irony is that Life is the same - what we do is purely our Choice. -RVM - Author: R.v.m.
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#28. Haven't you picked up on the irony of life by now? Things only just happen when you're not ready. When you're ready, you start trying, and gadamn I feel like trying right now. - Author: Elizabeth Reyes
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#29. I am obsessed with story. I had a late awakening in life. In college was the first time that I understood what you could do with a story and what a good novel is - literary value and subtext and irony and everything. - Author: Shane Carruth
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#30. Mercy, how we do so often love to immortalize those despised and forgotten in life. - Author: Timothy Beal
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#31. So this was the Ashram's final joke on me? Once I had learned to accept my loud, chatty, social nature and fully embrace my inner Key Hostess - only then could I become The Quiet Girl in the Back of the Temple, after all? - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#32. Life's irony is that as soon as worldly goods and worldly success are of no concern to you, the way is open for them to flow to you. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#33. Many people think making a film about history ... about war ... about the Holocaust, it might be heavy, dramatic and traumatic. I don't see things like that ... you can find irony everywhere. It's how I look at life. - Author: Arnon Goldfinger
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#34. I live a very ordinary life. The rare awards ceremonies I go to are quite fun, because I can enjoy the irony of one minute walking to the tube, and the next being driven along the same stretch of road in a limo. - Author: Jonathan Pryce
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#35. The irony of life is we live to work and work to live - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#36. I never used to believe in fate. I used to think you make your own life and then you call it fate. That's why I call it irony. - Author: Gene Wilder
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#37. Teenagers are extremely funny, and extremely clever and intellectually curious. But they're also willing to ask questions about the meaning of life without disguising them around irony, and ask questions about what are our responsibilities to other people without having to couch it in irony. - Author: John Green
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#38. If I had but the time and you had but the brain - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#39. The irony of life is a twisted game; but my god you learn fast, the ins and outs of how to play your part the best you can. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#40. No sense of the irony of human experience, that we are the highest form of life on earth, and yet ineffably sad because we know what no other animal knows, that we must die. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#41. Sometimes, you're the one who strikes it lucky. Sometimes, it's the other poor bastard who's left with the short straw, and you just have to shut up and get on with it. - Author: M.L. Stedman
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#42. She had always loved to tease and considered it an irony of her life that she was often drawn to men who didn't recognize teasing even when she was inflicting it on them. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#43. You know? Ain't it ironic how we live our entire lives without the luxury of time, only to spend an eternity in death. - Author: Jason Medina
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#44. Such is the irony of life on earth; that living in extreme simplicity free from indulgence turns this persecuted Middle Eastern fatherless carpenter, into the definition of vivacity, and one of the most recognized names in the world. - Author: Sayed Mahdi Modarresi
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#45. I do not think it is logical to try and outsmart the smartest people. Instead, my weapons are irony and paradox. The joy of life is partly in the strange and unexpected. It is in the constant exclamation 'Who would have thought it?' - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#46. On a throne at the center of a sense of humor sits a capacity for irony. All wit rests on a cheerful awareness of life's incongruities. It is a gentling awareness, and no politician without it should be allowed near power. - Author: George Will
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#47. Nobody believes in God like an atheist: "There is no God, and I am His prophet. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#48. Goose neck is a delicacy. You have to at least try it. In fancy restaurants people pay up to fifty dollars a plate for this stuff.'
And at our house we were force-fed it for free. Just another irony of life. - Author: Janette Rallison
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#49. Irony; we want to dance like robots and want robots to dance like us. - Author: Vikrmn
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#50. What happens when we're dead? The irony is that all our questions wil be answered after we die. We spend our whole life trying to figure out the truth and the only way we'll find out what it is, is to get hit by a bus. And the only comfort that religion offers is that God is driving that bus. - Author: John Ryman
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#51. Regrets are a waste of time and waste of time brings about regrets. It's the best ironic cycle after life and death! - Author: Adhish Mazumder
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#52. A man doesn't like to have his ego popped, especially when he prides himself on his sagacity, and then to be proved wrong by a man who claims he doesn't know anything. - Author: E.A. Bucchianeri
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#53. There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life
happiness, freedom, and peace of mind
are always attained by giving them to someone else. - Author: Peyton C. March
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#54. Life, here I come!' he said. And was immediately and fatally run over by a bus. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#55. Kutesosh gajair'is." It was a bare whisper.

"Such simple phrases. I destroy the enemy. I protect life. And my personal favorite - "

"Kun-kabynalti osu fuir'is."

"None shall die while I watch over them. The irony is so beautiful." Elkinsair wiped at his eyes. - Author: Patrick Weekes
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#56. I'm sucking on a cancer stick trying to think of something inspiring to say to help someone have a better life. That's "Irony". - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#57. unaccustomed Tuscan sunlight, and his body ached from contorting his long frame into a plane seat. The irony of hating long distance flights wasn't lost on him. After all, he spent most of his life jetting between hotels. But he wasn't - Author: Sally Clements
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#58. Without an element of vulgarity, no man can be a work of art ... I have to try and think what an artist is, apart from a hooligan who cannot live within his income of praise. - Author: Quentin Crisp
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#59. She had a flower tattoo on her wrist; "What does that mean?" he asked her. "Absolutely nothing," she said, "it's just a flower. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#60. My aunt and overprivileged cousin only recognize two states of being: glitter and grunge. And if you weren't glitter, well, that only left one other option. - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#61. I love her more than I actually express in words - an irony for a writer - and am every day genuinely amazed I get to spend my life with her. - Author: John Scalzi
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#62. So you thought you could shit and eat at the same time. How disgustingly convenient. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#63. There's been this strange irony to my whole life. All my original bandmates have died, when I was the most wild and most reckless of us all. But I'm still here. - Author: Nile Rodgers
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#64. Food- the only thing that the fortunate ones put aside to satisfy their fancy dietary plans and work load while the less fortunate ones work to earn. - Author: Adhish Mazumder
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#65. Do we have to say goodnight? It just feels so final.... And then it feels like I HAVE to go to sleep, and then I just can't... - Author: Coco Moodysson
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#66. Once I figured out what I was going to do with my life, I was definitely going to get a dog. Maybe I'd get a rescue. I liked the idea of an older dog that was already broken in and just needed a loving home. The irony was, that wasn't too different from how I was feeling about myself. - Author: Dorothea Benton Frank
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#67. About two-thirds of Americans believe that the Bible "answers all or most of the basic questions of life" - and 28 percent of them admit that they rarely or never read it! - Author: Timothy Beal
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#68. Irony and pity are two good counselors: one, in smiling, makes life pleasurable; the other, who cries, makes it sacred. - Author: Anatole France
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#69. Within that moment was trust, compassion, and our mutual sense of irony. He was carrying death within him and I was carrying life. We were both aware of that, I know. - Author: Patti Smith
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#70. The irony of man's condition is that the deepest need is to be free of the anxiety of death and annihilation; but it is life itself which awakens it, and so we must shrink from being fully alive. - Author: Ernest Becker
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#71. It seemed ironic to her that women were considered far too meek for the morbidity of war, and yet a child could give their life in a battle they did not even understand. - Author: Katlyn Charlesworth
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#72. Kenney knows two essential truths about melodrama: First that it is most powerful when combined with irony and understatement; and second that it is a salient feature of modern life. - Author: Stefan Kanfer
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#73. Wouldn't you know it. My ship finally comes in and I'm at lunch. - Author: Kait Carson
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#74. There are things that happen in our life but we dont want them to happen. Irony is they happen in front of our eyes and all we could do is let them happen - Author: Lovely Goyal
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#75. Imagine the wizened quality of a life blanched of contradiction and double standard.
p 44 - Author: Michael Perry
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#76. A great irony is that the quest for secular immortality is being funded by foundations and individuals who seem to hate life - Author: Dean Cavanagh
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#77. Many of us are speeding up and skipping over, missing the important as we scan for the urgent. The irony is that in our anxiety toward not missing out, we are losing the most meaningful moments of life. - Author: Jeff Goins
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#78. What he wanted was very near. It was typical of the monstrous, egregious, laughable irony which dominated his life that with every dragging lift of his arms, he should be saying over and over, 'Not yet.' - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#79. The show is not a history lesson or intellectual exploration. It is entertainment based on tension, irony and storytelling that is closely related to today's life. - Author: Matthew Weiner
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#80. Dream big!
But not so big that it becomes a mess, and you may never reach reality. - Author: Hasil Paudyal
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#81. The irony of life is that the child begins to become an adult when he starts to live alone and he loses the security provided by those who love him and are always close to him. - Author: Mark Curl
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#82. Bulgakov always loved clowning and agreed with E. T. A. Hoffmann that irony and buffoonery are expressions of 'the deepest contemplation of life in all its conditionality - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
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