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If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too. - W. Somerset Maugham


The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive. - Robert A. Heinlein


A play is made by sensing how the forces in life simulate ignorance-you set free the concealed irony, the deadly joke. - Arthur Miller


Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time. - Friedrich Schlegel


The irony of life is that it is lived forward but understood backward. - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard


A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humour, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself. - Jessamyn West


Neither irony or sarcasm is argument. - Samuel Butler


We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars. - Anatole Broyard