All Quotes, Satire

25+ Satire Quotes

Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful. Molly Ivins. Satire can make a great change. Satire can enlighten us with laugh. This is a collection of 26 Satire quotes and sayings.

Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness. - Edward Young
Satire is tragedy plus time. - Lenny Bruce
It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humor and satire in its system of control. - Dario Fo
Verse satire indeed is entirely our own. - Quintilian
Satire is a weapon, and it can be quite cruel. - Molly Ivins
Status is always ripe for satire, status is always good for comedy. - Stephen Colbert
By the very nature of satire or parody, you have to love and respect your target and respect it enough to understand every aspect of it, so you can more effectively make fun of it. - T. J. Miller
Satire doesn't effect change. - P. J. O'Rourke
Satire is enjoyable compensation for being forced to think. - Edgar Johnson
Satire is focused bitterness. - Leo Rosten
Fools are my theme, let satire be my song. - Lord Byron
It is difficult not to write satire. - Juvenal
There is no place for a person like me in a world that only takes itself seriously. Satire is so necessary but fairly ineffective. - T. J. Miller
Satire can always be found everywhere. A people without love for satire is a dead people. - Dario Fo
There are thousands of ways to make people laugh - satire, black comedy, slapstick. - Nawazuddin Siddiqui
'Veep' is a great satire of democracy. - Jon Lovett
Satire is a form of social control, it's what you do. It's not personal. It's a job. - Garry Trudeau
Satire is people as they are; romanticism, people as they would like to be; realism, people as they seem with their insides left out. - Dawn Powell
Satire has been a sanctuary historically monopolized by progressives, originally used as a discreet tool against Western religious fundamentalism. - Maajid Nawaz
Comic book readers tend to be pretty secular and anti-authoritarian; nothing is above satire in their eyes. - G. Willow Wilson
Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness. - Edward Young
Satire, whether it be satire or not, everything has to have boundaries. - Recep Tayyip Erdogan
A man is angry at a libel because it is false, but at a satire because it is true. - G. K. Chesterton
Satire is a lesson, parody is a game. - Vladimir Nabokov
Satirize wickedness if you must--but pity weakness. - L.M. Montgomery
A satirist is never certain whether he/she will be acclaimed or punished. - Edgar Johnson
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