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Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.

Christopher Fry

Coffee in England is just toasted milk.

Christopher Fry

Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.

Christopher Fry

Has made an honest woman of the supernatural.

Christopher Fry

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.

Christopher Fry

Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.

Christopher Fry

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.

Christopher Fry

In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.

Christopher Fry

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.

Christopher Fry

The best thing we can do is to make wherever we’re lost in look as much like home as we can.

Christopher Fry

The dark is light enough.

Christopher Fry

The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to the playing fields of a public school.

Christopher Fry

What after all, is a halo? It’s only one more thing to keep clean.

Christopher Fry

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