Quotes by Agnes Repplier

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.

Agnes Repplier

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.

Agnes Repplier

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.

Agnes Repplier

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.

Agnes Repplier

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.

Agnes Repplier

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.

Agnes Repplier

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

Agnes Repplier

People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.

Agnes Repplier

The tourist may complain of other tourists, but he would be lost without them.

Agnes Repplier

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.

Agnes Repplier

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life.

Jean-Paul Sartre »

Under the influence of art the walls expand, the roof rises, and it becomes a temple.

Robert Ingersoll, On Isadora Duncan »

This was love at first sight, love everlasting a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected--in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Thomas Mann »