situational irony quotes

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The postmodern reply to the modern consists of recognizing that the past, since it cannot really be destroyed, because its destruc ...
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 ...
Irony, forsooth! Guard yourself, Engineer, from the sort of irony that thrives up here; guard yourself altogether from taking on t ...
Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony.
You know, there's a certain irony in the fact that our lives and perhaps the lives of everyone on Earth may depend on Captain Patt ...
What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness! Young birds on thei ...
One year, I'd completely lost my bearings trying to follow potty training instruction from a psychiatric expert. I was stuck on st ...
In the works of the better poets you get the sensation that they're not talking to people any more, or to some seraphical creature ...
The Poor Man whom everyone speaks of, the Poor Man whom everyone pities, one of the repulsive Poor from whom "charitable" souls ke ...
The keynote of American civilization is a sort of warm-hearted vulgarity. The Americans have none of the irony of the English, non ...
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