John Osborne

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John Osborne

John Osborne

They spend their time looking forward to the past.More John Osborne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say -- or their beliefs -- or sex.More John Osborne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.More John Osborne [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success.More John Osborne [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Don't be afraid of being emotional. You won't die of it.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Asking a writer what he thinks about criticism is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
They spend their time looking forward to the past.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Here we are, we're alone in the universe, there's no God, it just seems that it all began by something as simple as sunlight striking on a piece of rock. And here we are. We've only got ourselves. Somehow, we've just got to make a go of it. We've only ourselves.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Writers don't need love; all they require is money.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A refined sort of butcher, a woman is.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That voice that cries out doesn't have to be a weakling's does it?More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You see I learnt at an early age what it was to be angry - angry and helpless. And I can never forget it. I knew more about - love... betrayal... and death, when I was ten years old than you will probably ever know in your life.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I must say it's pretty dreary living in the American Age - unless you're an American of course. Perhaps all our children will be Americans.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The schoolteacher is certainly underpaid as a childminder, but ludicrously overpaid as an educator.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Marriage is rather a silly habit.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Go on - but don't think you can kill my confidence. I've had experts doing it for years.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Censorship is the commonest social blasphemy because it is mostly concealed, built into us by indolence, self-interest and cowardice.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let's pretend that we're human beings and that we're actually alive.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say -- or their beliefs -- or sex.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never deliberately set out to shock, but when people don't walk out of my plays I think there is something wrong.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is easy to answer the ultimate questions - it saves you bothering with the immediate ones.More John Osborne [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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