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
Either we live by accident and die by accident, or we live by plan and die by plan.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's nothing like mixing with woman to bring out all the foolishness in a man of sense.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every writer is necessarily a critic -- that is, each sentence is a skeleton accompanied by enormous activity of rejection; and each selection is governed by general principles concerning truth, force, beauty, and so on. The critic that is in every fabulist is like the iceberg -- nine-tenths of him is under water.More Thornton Wilder quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Where there is an unknowable there is a promise.More Thornton Wilder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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