Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
Coffee in England is just toasted milk.
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
Has made an honest woman of the supernatural.
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.
Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
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.
In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.
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.
The best thing we can do is to make wherever we’re lost in look as much like home as we can.
The dark is light enough.
The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to the playing fields of a public school.
What after all, is a halo? It’s only one more thing to keep clean.