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Mark Twain

"Troubles are only mental; it is the mind that manufactures them, and the mind can gorge them, banish them, abolish them" Mark Twain
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Oscar Wilde

"It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style." Oscar Wilde
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D.H. Lawrence

"Tragedy is like strong acid -- it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth." D.H. Lawrence
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The greatest tragedy in America is not the destruction of our natural resources, though that tragedy is great. The truly great tragedy is the destruction of our human resources by our failure to fully utilize our abilities, which means that most men and women go to their graves with their music still in them." Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Jean Anouilh

"It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat with all the world on its back. And the only thing left to do is shout -- not moan, or complain, but yell out at the top of your voice whatever it was you had to say. What you've never said before. What perhaps you don't even know till now." Jean Anouilh
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D.H. Lawrence

"Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically." D.H. Lawrence
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Antonin Artaud

"Tragedy on the stage is no longer enough for me, I shall bring it into my own life." Antonin Artaud
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Aldous Huxley

"We participate in tragedy. At comedy we only look." Aldous Huxley
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain." Percy Bysshe Shelley
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 Aristotle

"The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions." Aristotle
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Billy Joel

"I've come to realize that life is not a musical comedy, it's a Greek tragedy." Billy Joel
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Samuel Johnson

"When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped." Samuel Johnson
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"It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years -- except they had little to do with being a child." Liza Minnelli
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George Bernard Shaw

"There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it." George Bernard Shaw
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George Santayana

"The little word is has its tragedies: it marries and identifies different things with the greatest innocence; and yet no two are ever identical, and if therein lies the charm of wedding them and calling them one, therein too lies the danger." George Santayana
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Dorothy Rothschild Parker

"It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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Oscar Wilde

"In this world there are two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. The last is much the worst." Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde

"In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it." Oscar Wilde
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"What would be left of our tragedies if an insect were to present us his?" E. M. Cioran
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"What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending." William Howells
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John Wooden
Birth: 1910-10-14 Death: 2010-06-10

"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."

One of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball, John Wooden was a star player at Purdue University where he was known as the "Indiana Rubber Man" for his dives on the court. As head coach of the UCLA Bruins, Wooden guided the team to four perfect seasons, 88 consecutive victories, 20 PAC 10 championships, 38 NCAA tourneys and 10 national championships, seven of them in a row. His approach to the game is used by other coaches at all levels of basketball. He believed in lengthy practices and drills to improve conditioning and execution. His "games of threes" was …



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