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30+ Irony Quotes

Irony is the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. It is a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often wryly amusing as a result. Irony is a literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character's words or actions is clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character.


Life is series of irony. Irony is a part of every human life. Irony releases pressure sometimes. This is a collection of 32 "Irony" quotes and sayings.

Irony is Fate's most common figure of speech. - Trevanian
Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge. - Mason Cooley
Irony is the hygiene of the mind. - Elizabeth Bibesco
Don’t underestimate the value of irony—it is extremely valuable. - Henry James
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real. - Tupac Shakur
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom. - Anatole France
Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos. - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive. - Robert A. Heinlein
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding. - Agnes Repplier
Pleasure in irony ... is an ego trip. - Jessamyn West
Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment. - Edwin P. Whipple
Existing outside of irony is so hard. - Zal Batmanglij
Define irony: a bunch of idiots dancing around on a plane to a song. - Garland Greene
Irony is jesting behind hidden gravity. - John Weiss
People use irony as a defense mechanism. - David Byrne
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive. - Robert A. Heinlein
Irony cleans away all those secret stains. Irony is the path that leads safely back to official realities. - Geoffrey Wall
Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up. - George Saunders
From even the greatest of horrors, irony is seldom absent. - H. P. Lovecraft
The irony of life is not that you can not forget but you can. - Gertrude Atherton
Irony serves as an alibi for a fetish. - Nathaniel Wing
Hell's bells, irony blows. - Jim Butcher
Irony is a linguistic trust fall. - Gretchen McCulloch
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves. - Karl Kraus
Irony is wasted on the stupid. - Oscar Wilde
Irony takes nothing away from pathos. - Gustave Flaubert
If we chose to refuse irony, we risk becoming irony's dupe. - Janet Beizer
Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony. - Douglas Coupland
Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do. - Soren Kierkegaard
Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument. - Rufus Choate
Irony is that indifference is the most easily learned attitude. - Rayvern White
Irony can be an endearing friend in one moment, and a cruel enemy in the next. - Dave Cenker
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