Quotes about satire

His poor, crazy, deformed body was a mere Pandora's box, containing all the physical ills that ever afflicted humanity. This, perh aps, whet ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl illnesses satire poetry poets

His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t errible, ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl speeches and speechmaking argument satire

Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather rid iculous, ...

Lenny Bruce satire

Now, were I once at home, and in good satire,I'd try conclusions with those Janizaries, And show them what an intellectual war is. ...

George Gordon Noel Byron satire argument

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song. ...

George Gordon Noel Byron satire

One easily bears moral reproof, but never mockery. ...

Molière satire ridicule

I'll publish, right or wrong:Fools are my theme, let satire be my song. ...

George Gordon Noel Byron satire

People don't mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous. ...

Molière satire ridicule

The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attrac tion to c ...

Italo Calvino satire

What arouses the indignation of the honest satirist is not, unless the man is a prig, the fact that people in positions of power o r influen ...

Claud Cockburn satire