The Lighter Side of Melancholy

“The more one suffers, the more sense, I believe, one gains for the comic.  Only by the most profound suffering, does one gain real competence in the comic.”  – Soren Kierkegaard, Stages on Life’s Way

“Instead of sorrow, you choose a joy that is sorrow’s changeling.  This joy you have now chosen, the laughter of despair.” – Soren Kierkegaard’s Judge William

For a comic relief from the everyday absurdity of life, check out the Existential Comics.


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