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The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You who thought you were superfluous who thought there was no place for you in society not only are you not superfluous you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.


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I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we as women become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object.

What could be more lonely than to be enveloped in silence to be the last of your people to speak your native tongue to have no way to pass on the wisdom of the elders to anticipate the promise of the children. This tragic fate is indeed the plight of someone somewhere roughly every two weeks.

There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.

This is technology that will not go away. And to risk it moving into the hands of a terrorist group like al Qaeda or to other focused enemies of the United States would have tragic consequences.

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.

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf.

Boxing has become America's tragic theater.

I respond very well to well-written material and women who have had an effect on society something tragic or monumental has happened to them.

The product of the artist has become less important than the fact of the artist. We wish to absorb this person. We wish to devour someone who has experienced the tragic. In our society this person is much more important than anything he might create.

Unfortunately Climate Science has become Political Science. It is tragic that some perhaps well-meaning but politically motivated scientists who should know better have whipped up a global frenzy about a phenomena which is statistically questionable at best.

If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology then its myth is tragic.

If you have ever been in a real tragic or sad situation the words that come out are hopelessly inadequate and kind of cliched.

People say the 'Lost Generation' in a romantic sense but I think it was tragic. They were really lost.

It seemed romantic but also tragic - people would be winning but then lose it all or crash but fight on break bones but get back on their bikes and try to finish. Just getting to the end was seen as an achievement in itself.

I am a happy person and I choose to be a positive person. I think some people think my life has been tragic and there have been these horrible dramas but things really have been and are fine.

It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world.

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

After making several tragic movies in a row I was looking to do a comedy and one without cynicism.

Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and in a sense tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother and to become fully independent.

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life devoid of breadth.

The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them Man with his powers of reason has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.

Newt Gingrich has a restless and outsized intelligence that is tragically unleavened by any kind of critical sensibility.