Quotes about media

I am fully sensible that an historical romance, founded on theHouse of Saxe Cobourg, might be much more to the purpose of />profit or popula ...

Jane Austen writers and writing style comedy and comedians

The Media: bold sex and violence, timid politics and morals. ...

Mason Cooley media the television

Distant water cannot extinguish nearby fire. ...

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A tragic poet will never think of grouping around the chief character in his play secondary characters to serve as simplified copi es, so to ...

Henri Bergson comedy and comedians tragedy

An improper art aims at exciting in the way of comedy the feeling of desire but the feeling which is proper to comic art is the fe eling of ...

James Joyce aesthetics comedy and comedians desire

As the tragic writer rids us of what is petty and ignoble in our nature, so also the humorist rids us of what is cautious, calcula ting, and ...

Robertson Davies comedy and comedians tragedy

No one attaches a transcendent meaning to the "errors" of comedy, much less of farce. Mistaken identities, misunderstandings about what some ...

Geoffrey Brereton comedy and comedians tragedy

... you have to have been desperately unhappy before you can play comedy, so that nothing can frighten you any more. And you can't do traged ...

Dame Edith Evans happiness comedy and comedians tragedy

Comedy is an intellectual affair, and deals chiefly with logic. Tragedy is an emotional affair, and deals chiefly with value. Hora ce Walpol ...

James Feibleman comedy and comedians tragedy

All tragedies are finished by a death,All comedies are ended by a marriage. ...

George Gordon Noel Byron theater tragedy comedy and comedians