The best Quotations

The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.
- David Hare

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Quotation All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know. - writer
Quotation Report me and my cause aright. - writer
Quotation The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma. When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of God's checks has bounced. - writer
Quotation My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity. - writer
Quotation The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time. - writer
Quotation All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome. - writer