Entry #151 in the Dictionary of Imaginary Quotations


The essence of comedy is grown-ups behaving like teenagers. The essence of tragedy is grown-ups behaving like teenagers.”

Tristan Hengelmeiner
Austrian opera dramaturge (1941–1997)

Check out the name of the author: “Tristan Hengelmeiner” — it’s an anagram. Can you put the letters back in the right order? • The solution to last week’s quotee anagram is: “Fictitious Roman.”

Father, son, husband, friend and writer by day; asleep by night. Happily pondering the immortality of the crab wherever words are shared.

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