American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties.
Remember one thing about democracy. We can have anything we want and at the same time, we always end up with exactly what we deserve.
Q: Do you find quite a difference between the audience at large and the critics as a group? A: Well, one is a group of human beings, one is not.
A play is fiction and fiction is fact distilled into truth.
You gotta have a swine to show you where the truffles are.
What I wanted to get at is the value difference between pornographic playing-cards when you're a kid, and pornographic playing-cards when you're older. It's that when you're a kid you use the cards as a substitute for a real experience, and when you're older you use real experience as a substitute for the fantasy.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humour.
Sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out of his way to come back a short distance correctly.
One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions, to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand.