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Without alienation, there can be no politics.
I’m the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem, serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
I love her too, but our neuroses just don’t match.
I have made more friends for American culture than the State Department. Certainly I have made fewer enemies, but that isn’t very difficult.
You cannot catch a child’s spirit by running after it; you must stand still and for love it will soon itself return.
I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play-but rather…
Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.
Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
All we are is a lot of talking nitrogen.
What is the most innocent place in any country? Is it not the insane asylum? These people drift through life truly innocent, unable to see…
The number of elements that have to go into a hit would break a computer down. the right season for that play, the right historical…
It is my art. I am better at it than I ever was. And I will do it as long as I can. When you…
Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
The problem was to sustain at any cost the feeling you had in the theater that you were watching a real person, yes, but an…
I know that my works are a credit to this nation and I dare say they will endure longer than the McCarran Act.
You specialize in something until one day you find it is specializing in you.
The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask them as inexorably as I can. And to face the absence of precise answers with…
A playwright lives in an occupied country. And if you can’t live that way you don’t stay.
The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost.
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
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