Ironical Related Quotes



He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid.

Stephen Crane

#Ironical #Thus #Toward


No one, evidently, except me has found "No Alarms" poem ironical that an obsessive theme in my writing was - and has continued to be - not being able to write.

Shirley Geok-lin Lim

#Ironical #Obsessive


“Great Salt Lake is an ironical joke of nature - water that is itself more desert than a desert.”

Dale Morgan

#Desert #Ironical #Itself #Joke #Lake #Nature #Salt #Water


You ought to be ironical the minute you get out of bed. You ought to wake up with your mouth full of pity.

Ernest Hemingway

#Bed #Ironical #Wake Up #Wake Up!



When the first settlers landed on American shores, the difficulties in finding or making shelter must have seemed ironical as well as almost unbearable.

Alice Morse Earle

#Ironical #Shelter


America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.

David Riesman

#Chinese #Humorous #Inscrutable #Ironical #Legendary #Mysterious


We are these people, wistful, ironical, wilful, who have no part in new-world reconstruction, in the confederacy of labour.

Hilda Doolittle

#Ironical #Labour #New World


At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.

Seamus Heaney

#Attitude #Authority #Avoidance #Habit #Home #Ironical


There was a time when one looked over one's shoulder with an ironical smile at the photographer and when photography as a profession seemed almost invariably a target for ridicule. That time is now over.

Albert Renger-patzsch

#Ironical #Photographer #Ridicule #Target