22 November 2005

Quote of the Day

The world is a comedy for those who think and a tragedy for those who feel.

Horace Walpole

Source: http://www.info.bw/~jacana/QuotesP.htm

Walpole is absolutely right. The world is absurd, which in a comedy is what makes us laugh, but unlike in a play, the harsh effects of this absurdity are real, and thus tragic.


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