"We should try to understand our innermost needs. We shouldn't use irony to reduce their power."
"The irony is that it was tougher to rent a car from Cerberus when it owned Alamo than to buy a semi-automatic. To rent a car, one had to provide ID, a drivers' license, and get insurance coverage. To buy a gun? Cash and carry, from the back of a station wagon at a gun show. No concerns about downstream liability or risk."
"It is hard to miss the irony in the fact that the very same week that Republicans were publicly heralding Congressman Paul Ryan's plan to inject market forces into the American health care system, they were crafting a budget deal to strip them from the health reform law."
"The irony is that you can't use real rain to make movies."
"Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does."
"The problem is that once the rules of art are debunked, and once the unpleasant realities the irony diagnoses are revealed and diagnosed, 'then' what do we do?"
"Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good deal of irony in the world... I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising, there's obviously a lot of deception."
"Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding."
"We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars."
"I have wit in my work and a sense of humor, but I do not use irony in any way."