Famous quotes by Playwrights

Playwrights"Theatre is a form of understanding; it ought to and can likewise be a way of changing culture." This is among the numerous motivating quotes by prominent playwright August Wilson, who is known for his jobs that discover the African-American experience. Wilson's plays have been performed on Broadway and also worldwide, and his words have ended up being a resource of motivation for numerous. Via his works, Wilson has actually revealed us the power of theater to produce social change as well as to produce a far better world. His words remind us of the significance of theatre in our lives and also the potential it has to make a distinction.
Small: Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity but strong and deep ones have two high tides
"Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides"
David Hare, Playwright
Small: If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts
W. Somerset Maugham
"If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Wont you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you"
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Playwright
Small: It wasnt until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say I dont know.
W. Somerset Maugham
"It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say "I don't know.""
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed"
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Playwright
Small: I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me
Terence
"I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me"
Terence, Playwright
Small: He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons
Carlo Goldoni
"He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons"
Carlo Goldoni, Playwright
Small: We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby
W. Somerset Maugham
"We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul
W. Somerset Maugham
"Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy"
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Playwright
Small: I believe absolutely in love being the central motive force of the universe
"I believe absolutely in love being the central motive force of the universe"
Laurence Housman, Playwright
Small: I shall not die young, for I am already near seventy: I may die old
"I shall not die young, for I am already near seventy: I may die old"
Laurence Housman, Playwright
Small: The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes
W. Somerset Maugham
"The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned
W. Somerset Maugham
"The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Their silence is praise enough
Terence
"Their silence is praise enough"
Terence, Playwright
Small: But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to
"But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews"
Laurence Housman, Playwright
Small: Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind
Aeschylus
"Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind"
Aeschylus, Playwright
Small: There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action
W. Somerset Maugham
"There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick
"Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick"
Samuel Beckett, Playwright
Small: A suicide kills two people, Maggie, thats what its for!
Arthur Miller
"A suicide kills two people, Maggie, that's what it's for!"
Arthur Miller, Playwright
Small: But we are not in the world to be good but to change it
Edward Bond
"But we are not in the world to be good but to change it"
Edward Bond, Playwright
Small: Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics
Dario Fo
"Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics"
Dario Fo, Playwright
Small: It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour
W. Somerset Maugham
"It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences
W. Somerset Maugham
"You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: The writer is more concerned to know than to judge
W. Somerset Maugham
"The writer is more concerned to know than to judge"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five
W. Somerset Maugham
"Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Nothing is said that has not been said before
Terence
"Nothing is said that has not been said before"
Terence, Playwright
Small: Extreme law is often extreme injustice
Terence
"Extreme law is often extreme injustice"
Terence, Playwright
Small: It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation
"It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation was not to be medieval in its treatment"
Laurence Housman, Playwright
Small: It is always in season for old men to learn
Aeschylus
"It is always in season for old men to learn"
Aeschylus, Playwright
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