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    "The best tragedies are comedies, the best comedies are tragedies"

    Paraphrasing. Any idea who said this? Thanks for the help.
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    You said it, just there. See!
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    Shakespeare seems to be popping up a lot on Google when you type this in.....maybe that has a significance or not!
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    I do agree with the "best comedies are tragedies", but not the part about "best tragedies are comedies". I don't know who said it, sorry .
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    (Original post by boromir9111)
    Shakespeare seems to be popping up a lot on Google when you type this in.....maybe that has a significance or not!
    Well Shakespeare has proven this point several times... such as the merchant of venice (just look at a list of Shakespearean 'comedies')
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    I would say he was probably Greek or Roman. I vaguely remember hearing it somewhere, but I really couldn't guess a name.

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