SARCASM ON our LIves AND their MEANING.
Our COMIC, LITTLE AND SAD lives
«In the end, everything is a gag»
Attributed to Charles Chaplin
Contradictions, Fun and Sarcasm
Humor about our Lives
Our lives are full of contradictions. They are often sad, little, comic... That’s why they are often a target for our own sarcasm and humour.
Life is just one damned thing after another.
Erbert Hubbard, 1856-1915, American writer in Philistine
Men deal with life, as children with their play
Who first misuse, then cast their toys away.
William Cowper, 1731-1800, English poet, Hope
There are three great events in our lives: birth, life and death. Of birth we have no conscience; with death, we suffer; and, concerning life, we forget to live it.
Jean de La Bruyère, 1645-1596, French moralist, Les caractères où les moeurs de ce siècle.
When you don’t have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it’s sex. When you have both, is health.
J. P. Donleavy, American writer, A Fairy Tale of New York
We don’t live as we wish, but as we can.
Terence, 190-159 a.C., Roman poet, The Lady of Andros
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert, 1593-1633, Scotish poet, Jacula Prudentum
How many lives we live in one,
And how much less than one, in all.
Alice Cary, 1820-1871, American poet, Life's Mysteries.
However many ways there may be of being alive, it is certain that there are vastly more ways of being dead, or rather not alive.
Richard Dawkins, English biologist The Blind Watchmaker
Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer, Lady Windermere’s Fan
Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Attributed to Ingrid Bergman, 1917-1982, Swedish actress
All the things I really like to do are either illegal, immoral, or fattening.
Alexander Woolcott, 1887-1943, American essayist, cited in The Algonquin Wits, de R. E. Drennan
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Mae West, 1892-1980, American actress, in the film She Done Him Wrong
The good die young - because they see it's no use living if you've got to be good.
Life is a sexually transmitted disease.
Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days you will be right.
What’s life unless an escape to death, and what’s death unless an escape to life?
Death is also a Theme for Our Humour
Death is to stop sinning suddenly.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, German-American physicist, em EinsteinQuotes.html, rescomp.stanford.edu, by Kevin Harris
A man’s dying is more a survivor’s affair than his own.
Thomas Mann, 1875-1955, German writer, The Magic Mountain
The fact of having been born is a bad augury for immortality.
George Santayana, 1863-1952, Spanish-American philosopher, Reason in Religion
There is no cure for birth and death unless to enjoy the interval.
George Santayana, 1863-1952, Spanish-American philosopher, Soliloquies in England
We should always have our boots on, and be ready to leave.
Montaigne: Essays, 1533-1592, French philosopher
Humor about our Lives