Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French
It is better to adopt the simplest explanation, even if it is not simple, even if it does not explain very much. A bright light is not necessary, a taper is all one needs to live in strangeness, if it faithfully burns.More Samuel Beckett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only sin is the sin of being bornMore Samuel Beckett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The confusion is not my invention. We cannot listen to a conversation for five minutes without being aware of the confusion. It is all around us and our only chance now is to let it in. The only chance of renovation is to open our eyes and see the mess. It is not a mess you can make sense of.More Samuel Beckett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Try again. Fail again. Try better.More Samuel Beckett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I asked her to look at me and after a few moments - (pause) - after a few moments she did, but the eyes just slits, because of the glare I bent over her to get them in the shadow and they opened. (Pause. Low) Let me in.More Samuel Beckett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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