Tragedies

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Edouard Manet at the Folies Bergere”, 1882 – London, Courtald Institute Galleries
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In this world
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there are only two tragedies.
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One is not getting what one wants,
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and the other is getting it.
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Oscar Wilde, Lady Windemere’s Fan, 1896
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Wants and desires, even fulfilled desires do not lead to happiness.
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