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For the whole of life consists of nothing but contradictions. The rich are the poor in spirit; the many little men hold the power, and the great only serve the little men. I've never met such proud people as the humble; I've never met an uneducated man who didn't believe himself in a position to criticise learning and to do without it.


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Tim's characters tend to wear darker colors and some, like the corpse bride, are no longer living, b...
JOHN AUGUST
Tim's characters tend to wear darker colors and some, like the corpse bride, are no longer living, b...
JOHN AUGUST
Les Miserables. I never read the book before, but when I read this script it was so outstanding, so ...
BILLE AUGUST
I was mostly interested in it as a theatrical film. Personally, I am not so interested in television...
BILLE AUGUST
Blacks in America want to forget about slavery -- the stigma, the shame. That's the wrong move. If y...
AUGUST WILSON
All you need in the world is love and laughter. That's all anybody needs. To have love in one hand a...
AUGUST WILSON
It ain't nothing to find no starting place in the world. You just start from where you find yourself...
AUGUST WILSON
I might be a different kind of fool, but I ain't gonna be the same fool twice.
AUGUST WILSON
Joe Turner's Come and Gone.
AUGUST WILSON
I'm trying to take culture and put it onstage, demonstrate it is capable of sustaining you. There is...
AUGUST WILSON
When you look at a fellow, if you taught yourself to look for it, you can see his song written on hi...
AUGUST WILSON
I had always been fascinated with Napoleon because he was a self-made emperor; Victor Hugo said, ...
AUGUST WILSON
I don't like to call myself a poet, ... Most poets are shiftless, no-account fools.
AUGUST KLEINZAHLER
Like most people, I have this sort of love-hate relationship with Pittsburgh. This is my home, and a...
AUGUST WILSON
[With the cycle done and] Radio Golf ... a war between coffin makers and undertakers, Death taking a...
AUGUST WILSON
He paused. ''But what if they say they're going to cut off the heads of my children? If it's just me...
AUGUST WILSON
The Piano Lesson.
AUGUST WILSON
There's no idea in the world that is not contained by black life. I could write forever about the bl...
AUGUST WILSON
American society as a whole has a very short memory. There are a lot of things we don't know or have...
AUGUST WILSON
I should take a page from my lawyer-every time I call, he's on vacation, four or five times a year.
AUGUST WILSON
The fact that he was a self-made man, that he was a lieutenant in the army and became the emperor, I...
AUGUST WILSON
I write the black experience in America, and contained within that experience, because it is a human...
AUGUST WILSON
Don't you try and go through life worrying about if somebody like you or not. You best be making sur...
AUGUST WILSON
You have this novel idea of the world, like it’s made up of ladder hunting and test taking and fra...
J.M. AUGUST
During my stay in London I resided for a considerable time in Clapham Road in the neighbourhood of C...
AUGUST KEKULé
Muscles do not use oxygen at a constant rate.
AUGUST KROGH
In the tissues generally, and in such a cavity as the abdomen, the pressure is everywhere and practi...
AUGUST KROGH
The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I me...
BILLE AUGUST
My plays are ultimately about love, honor, duty, betrayal.
AUGUST WILSON
In many cases of inflammation, the vascular changes develop slowly and long after the application of...
AUGUST KROGH
Since muscular contractions are usually more or less regularly alternated with relaxations, the syst...
AUGUST KROGH
Svijet obično ne sudi mladića po duševnih vrlinah, već po školskih svjedodžbah ili kašnje po ...
AUGUST ŠENOA
We talked a lot about The Best Intentions and how we could shoot certain scenes in different ways wi...
BILLE AUGUST
I do - very specifically, I remember Bessie Smith; I used to collect 78 records that I would buy fro...
AUGUST WILSON
He considers the theatrical version of Fanny and Alexander an amputated version of what his original...
BILLE AUGUST
Most of black America is in housing projects, without jobs, living on welfare. And this is not the c...
AUGUST WILSON
Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
AUGUST HARE
Christianity is the enemy of liberty and civilization
AUGUST BEBEL
We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the d...
AUGUST BEBEL
She is also brought to a point of zero in the beginning of the story, and I think you can say that a...
BILLE AUGUST
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I ...
BILLE AUGUST
I spent almost 3 months with Bergman, four hours every afternoon. We sat and went through the whole ...
BILLE AUGUST
From the beginning, we were prepared, we know how we would shoot and cut the two versions.
BILLE AUGUST
I been with strangers all day and they treated me like family. I come in here to family and you trea...
AUGUST WILSON
We were not ready to play. The matches we won, everybody contributed and the most we lost everybody ...
DON AUGUST
We challenged New Trier a little bit in the second game. New Trier is just a little better than us r...
DON AUGUST
We're trying to serve more aggressive. We work very hard on serving every day in practice. If we bac...
DON AUGUST
[Wilson may never see the marquee or sit in the theater that carries his name. Last month, in an int...
AUGUST WILSON
Writing has definitely been a refuge for me, something I needed to do in order to survive.
AUGUST WILSON
I think it is an extraordinary honor, and it is truly a capstone of my career. I am overwhelmed.
AUGUST WILSON
I'm glad I finished the cycle [of plays],
AUGUST WILSON
I've lived a blessed life. I'm ready.
AUGUST WILSON
In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.
AUGUST SANDER
The living generation is bound to support them, as it would an aged and slightly zany parent.
AUGUST HECKSCHER
We always think about the rights of the terrorists. But if there is an attack that you could have pr...
AUGUST HANNING
In 1980 I sent a play, 'Jitney,' to the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, won a Jerome...
AUGUST WILSON
Please, Mr. Engineer let a man ride the line
Please, Mr. Engineer let a man ride the line
...
AUGUST WILSON
From Romare Bearden I learned that the fullness and richness of everyday life can be rendered withou...
AUGUST WILSON
There can be little doubt that fishes swimming rapidly do not make respiratory movements at all, but...
AUGUST KROGH
It is no doubt technically possible to study metabolism and respiration of fishes during swimming at...
AUGUST KROGH
Style ain't nothing but keeping the same idea from beginning to end. Everybody got it.
AUGUST WILSON