Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
I want to look at life – at the commonplaces of existence – as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
In my plays I want to look at life – at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
The best thing we can do is to make wherever we’re lost in look as much like home as we can.
In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
What after all, is a halo? It’s only one more thing to keep clean.