Jerome Lawrence

Jerome Lawrence

was an American playwright and author.
A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.More Jerome Lawrence quotes [10/16/2011 08:10:33]
Progress has never been a bargain. You have to pay for it. Sometimes I think there's a man who sits behind a counter and says, "All right, you can have a telephone but you lose privacy and the charm of distance. Madam, you may vote but at a price. You lose the right to retreat behind the powder puff or your petticoat. Mister, you may conquer the air but the birds will lose their wonder and the clouds will smell of gasoline. Henry Drummond, a character in Inherit the WindMore Jerome Lawrence quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The aftermath of the war is what inspired us to write many of our plays. The whole reason for our writing Inherit the Wind was that we were appalled at the blacklisting. We were appalled at thought control.More Jerome Lawrence quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Is it possible to be overzealous, to destroy that which you hope to save-so that nothing is left but emptiness.More Jerome Lawrence quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn't sing. It's an intellectual play.More Jerome Lawrence quotes [10/16/2011 08:10:55]

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