Comic Relief VIII

Famous quotes containing the words comic, relief and/or viii:

    The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
    Umberto Eco (b. 1932)

    “Tall tales” were told of the sociability of the Texans, one even going so far as to picture a member of the Austin colony forcing a stranger at the point of a gun to visit him.
    —Administration in the State of Texa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength
    because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the
    avenger.
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm VIII (l. VIII, 2)