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Irony Quotes

Brooke Shields
You know, the irony is perfect. The world works in an interesting way, but we (were) both pretty busy that day.
Brooke Shields
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Rick Savage
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 Savage
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The irony is we went way out of the world and had to learn worldly skills to survive out there. What people who understand us discover is we have experts is every field of human endeavor.
Larry Harvey
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Margaret Johnston
Personally I am haunted by the irony that someone like Sheila, whose message to the world was all about nurturing, could have a child who would shoot her.
Margaret Johnston
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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
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Al Franken
The irony upon irony of this lawsuit was great. First, Fox having the trademark 'fair and balanced' -- a network which is anything but fair and balanced. Then there's the irony of a news organization trying to suppress free speech.
Al Franken
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Robert A. Heinlein
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
Robert A. Heinlein
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We couldn't believe the irony, that we were watching our own demise on TV — it was all too post-post-modern.
Alexandra Jacobs
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We couldn't believe the irony, that we were watching our own demise on TV. That seemed a little bit, you know, post-modern,
Alexandra Jacobs
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We couldn't believe the irony, that we were watching our own demise on TV--it was post-postmodern,
Alexandra Jacobs
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We couldn't believe the irony, that we were watching our own demise on TV - it was all too post-post-modern,
Alexandra Jacobs
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The irony was noted yesterday.
Andy Zirkle
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The historical irony is that a step that is basically within the discourse of the left is being carried out by a right-wing leader. It is as significant as Richard Nixon going to China.
Shlomo Avineri
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Soren Kierkegaard
Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do
Soren Kierkegaard
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Soren Kierkegaard
Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do. He who does not understand irony and has no ear for its whispering lacks of what might called the absolute beginning of the personal life. He lacks what at moments is indispensable for the personal life, lacks both the regeneration and rejuvenation, the cleaning baptism of irony that redeems the soul from having its life in finitude though living boldly and energetically in finitude.
Soren Kierkegaard
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The irony is that I was a single mother, and I raised five kids by myself and put myself through school. I bought my first house in 1999 -- that was a very big deal for me -- and now I have to sell it, only because they won't hire Americans. It's devastating.
Donna Bradley
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The irony is that these (executives) want to be a lot more successful with their approach to a horse than they want to be with their approach to a human being.
Drew Mitchell
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The irony of the game is that they controlled the tempo with a slower pace, and that dictated how the game was played. It's unfortunate that we were unprepared to play both mentally and physically.
Tim Parmeter
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Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment
Edwin Whipple
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Is there some irony here? Probably. But sometimes in order to enact real reform, interesting alliances have to be made.
Tom Swan
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The irony of ironies is, in order to make this coin totally legal and totally monetized, the buyer will have to give, in addition to millions of dollars it costs to buy it, $20 -- a $20 bill -- to go back to the Treasury.
David Redden
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Irony is the hygiene of the mind.
Elizabeth Bibesco
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It's quite an irony that we're commemorating martial law and we see that the militarist mind-set is so deep in this administration, ... The standard response to protest actions are massive troop and police deployment. These things are obviously intended to intimidate people, short of what Marcos did in 1972.
Renato Reyes
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They should definitely abide by their privacy policies. The irony is rich.
Jim Harper
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If they don't, then the businesses will locate wherever they want to locate -- that's the irony.
Steve Mason
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In a weird way, this tragedy will make it a magnet for opportunity seekers. It's the irony of tragedies.
Gregory Rodriguez
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Anatole France
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom
Anatole France
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Winston Churchill
It may be that we shall by a process of sublime irony have reached a stage in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.
Winston Churchill
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He's living in a time warp. The great irony is Bush inherited the strongest presidency of anyone since Franklin Roosevelt, and Cheney acts as if he's still under the constraints of 1973 or 1974.
Bruce Fein
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The irony here is the man who has done the most to keep these papers from becoming available, Dick Nixon, is the man who's going to benefit the most from them because people are going to start seeing the problems from his point of view.
Stephen Ambrose
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