Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder

was an American playwright and novelist. He received three Pulitzer Prizes, one for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and two for his plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth
I've never forgotten for long at a time that living is struggle. I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for - whether it's a field, or a home, or a country.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.More Thornton Wilder quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Now he discovered that secret from which one never quite recovers, that even in the most perfect love one person loves less profoundly than the other. There may be two equally good, equally gifted, equally beautiful, but theremay never be two that love one another equally well.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many plays - certainly mine - are like blank checks. The actors and directors put their own signatures on them.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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