Richard Gilman

Richard Gilman

Being a sports fan is a complex matter, in part irrational but not unworthy; a relief from the seriousness of the real world, with its unending pressures and often grave obligations.More Richard Gilman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I want my poor value to exist past me, somewhere else.More Richard Gilman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Baseball is a game dominated by vital ghosts; it's a fraternity, like no other we have of the active and the no longer so, the living and the dead.More Richard Gilman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't think of myself as a critic or teacher either, but simply - and at the obvious risk of disingenuousness - as someone who teaches, writes drama criticism (and other things) and feels that the American compulsion to take your identity from your profession, with its corollary of only one trade to a practitioner, may be a convenience to society but is burdensome and constricting to yourself.More Richard Gilman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's an appreciation, not unlike that for dancers or tightrope walkers, of the body undergoing tests and coming through them by courage and technique; a desire for "clean" results.More Richard Gilman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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