Famous quote by Hugh Leonard

Mobile Desktop
My father I liked, but it was only after his death that I got to know him by writing the play
Like

"My father I liked, but it was only after his death that I got to know him by writing the play"

- Hugh Leonard

About this Quote

In this quote, Hugh Leonard reviews his relationship with his father. He confesses that he constantly liked his dad, but it wasn't till after his daddy's death that he truly learnt more about him. This was attained through writing a play, which permitted Leonard to look into his daddy's character and comprehend him on a much deeper level. Through this process, Leonard had the ability to acquire a new perspective on his dad and develop a more powerful connection with him. This quote highlights the power of writing and how it can assist us comprehend and connect with those who have handed down.

About the Author

Hugh Leonard This quote is written / told by Hugh Leonard between November 9, 1926 and February 12, 2009. He was a famous Dramatist from Ireland. The author also have 19 other quotes.

Go to author profile

Similar Quotes

Small: If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death - Paul Lynde
"If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death"
Paul Lynde, Comedian
Small: Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls - William Pennington
William Pennington
"Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls"
William Pennington, Politician
Small: My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than Englands hate neither should death be less welcome unto
Elizabeth I
"My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me"
Elizabeth I, Royalty
Small: Hes by best friend and the father of my children. Hes a great ex - Sarah Ferguson
"He's by best friend and the father of my children. He's a great ex"
Sarah Ferguson, Author
Small: Immortality - a fate worse than death - Edgar A. Shoaff
"Immortality - a fate worse than death"
Edgar A. Shoaff
Small: Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes - Prince
Prince Charles
"Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes"
Prince Charles, Royalty
Small: The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast - Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
"The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: With foxes we must play the fox - Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller
"With foxes we must play the fox"
Thomas Fuller, Clergyman
Small: Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of
"Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes"
Todd Tiahrt, Politician
Small: That which is so universal as death must be a benefit - Friedrich Schiller
Friedrich Schiller
"That which is so universal as death must be a benefit"
Friedrich Schiller, Dramatist