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Samuel Beckett QUOTES

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What are we doing here. that is the question. - Samuel Beckett

What are we doing here. that is the question.

Samuel Beckett

Women are all the bloody same. You can't love for five minutes without wanting it abolished in brats and house bloody wifery.

Samuel Beckett

What is this love that more than all the cursed deadly or any other of its great movers so moves the soul and soul what is this soul that more than by any of its great movers is by love so moved?

Samuel Beckett
All life long, the same questions, the same answers. - Samuel Beckett

All life long, the same questions, the same answers.

Samuel Beckett

[T]he syndrome known as life is too diffuse to admit of palliation. For every symptom that is eased, another is made worse. The horse leech's daughter is a closed system. Her quantum of wantum cannot vary.

Samuel Beckett
Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order. - Samuel Beckett

Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.

Samuel Beckett
Better hope deferred than none. - Samuel Beckett

Better hope deferred than none.

Samuel Beckett
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. - Samuel Beckett

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett
Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick. - Samuel Beckett

Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.

Samuel Beckett
Life is habit. Or rather life is a succession of habits. - Samuel Beckett

Life is habit. Or rather life is a succession of habits.

Samuel Beckett
Never but the one matter. The dead and gone. The dying and going. From the word go. - Samuel Beckett

Never but the one matter. The dead and gone. The dying and going. From the word go.

Samuel Beckett

My dear Tom, Delighted to get your letter. Do write again. This life is terrible and I don't understand how it can be endured.

Samuel Beckett
The end of a life is always vivifying. - Samuel Beckett

The end of a life is always vivifying.

Samuel Beckett

Success and failure on the public level never mattered much to me, in fact I feel more at home with the latter, having breathed deep of its vivifying air all my writing life up to the last couple of years.

Samuel Beckett
What are we doing here, that is the question. - Samuel Beckett

What are we doing here, that is the question.

Samuel Beckett
There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet. - Samuel Beckett

There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.

Samuel Beckett