Samuel Beckett Quotes

Samuel Beckett Quotes: To restore silence is the role of objects.
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Samuel Beckett Quote: She felt, as she felt so often with Murphy, spattered with words that went dead as soon as they sounded; each word obliterated, before it had time to make sense, by the word that came next; so that in the end she did not know what had been said. It was like difficult music heard for the first time.
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Quotes about Samuel Beckett: Then I went back into the house and wrote, It is midnight. The rain is beating on the windows. It was not midnight. It was not raining.
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Quote about Samuel Beckett: Name, no, nothing is nameable, tell, no, nothing can be told, what then, I don't know, I shouldn't have begun.
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Samuel Beckett Sayings: What a joy to know where one is, and where one will stay, without being there. Nothing to do but stretch out comfortably on the rack, in the blissful knowledge you are nobody for alleternity. A pity I should have to give tongue at the same time, it prevents it from bleeding in peace, licking the lips.
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Samuel Beckett Saying: To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.
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Sayings about Samuel Beckett: The pendulum oscillates between these two terms: Suffering-that opens a window on the real and is the main condition of the artistic experience, and Boredom ... that must be considered as the most tolerable because the most durable of human evils.
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Saying about Samuel Beckett: Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that... Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world. And we laugh, we laugh, with a will, in the beginning. But it's always the same thing. Yes, it's like the funny story we have heard too often, we still find it funny, but we don't laugh any more.
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Samuel Beckett Quotes: Words fail, there are times when even they fail.
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Samuel Beckett Quote: The situation is that of him who is helpless, cannot act, in the event cannot paint, since he is obliged to paint. The act is of him who, helpless, unable to act, acts, in the event paints, since he is obliged to paint.
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Quotes about Samuel Beckett: Over, over, there is a soft place in my heart for all that is over, no, for the being over, words have been my only loves, not many.
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Quote about Samuel Beckett: I marshalled the words and opened my mouth, thinking I would hear them. But all I heard was a kind of rattle, unintelligible even to me who knew what was intended.
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Samuel Beckett Sayings: It is better to adopt the simplest explanation, even if it is not simple, even if it does not explain very much. A bright light is not necessary, a taper is all one needs to live in strangeness, if it faithfully burns.
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Samuel Beckett Saying: Estragon: We always find something, eh Didi, to give us the impression we exist? Vladimir: Yes, yes, we're magicians.
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Sayings about Samuel Beckett: I had little talent for happiness.
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Saying about Samuel Beckett: God is love. Yes or no? No.
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Samuel Beckett Quotes: Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
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Samuel Beckett Quote: I still smile it's not worth the trouble any more for a long time now it's not been worth the trouble the tongue spring goes into the mud I stay like this not thirsty any more the tongue goes back into the mouth it closes it has to make a straight line now it's done I've made the image.
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