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Quotations by author » Arthur Miller
American Playwright, 1915-2005
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Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.
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Marrying him was my mistake, not his. He couldn't give me the attention, warmth and affection I need. It's not in his nature. Arthur never credited me with much intelligence. He couldn't share his intellectual life with me. As bed partners, we were so-so.
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Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
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My conception of the audience is of a public each member of which is carrying about with him what he thinks is an anxiety, or a hope, or a preoccupation which is his alone and isolates him from mankind; and in this respect at least the function of a
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Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way.
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Now we settle for half and I like it better.
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Now we're eating pizza as opposed to steak.
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Oh, Elizabeth, your justice would freeze beer!
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Success, instead of giving freedom of choice, becomes a way of life. There's no country I've been to where people, when you come into a room and sit down with them, so often ask you, "What do you do?" And, being American, many's the time I've almost
America and AmericansSuccess
That is a very good question. I don't know the answer. But can you tell me the name of a classical Greek shoemaker?
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The apple cannot be stuck back on the Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.
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The best of our theater is standing on tiptoe, striving to see over the shoulders of father and mother. The worst is exploiting and wallowing in the self-pity of adolescence and obsessive keyhole sexuality. The way out, as the poet says, is always th
SexTheater
The car, the furniture, the wife, the children - everything has to be disposable. Because you see the main thing today is - shopping.
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The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism.
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The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask them as inexorably as I can. And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.
AbsenceQuestioning
The number of elements that have to go into a hit would break a computer down. the right season for that play, the right historical moment, the right tonality.
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The problem was to sustain at any cost the feeling you had in the theater that you were watching a real person, yes, but an intense condensation of his experience, not simply a realistic series of episodes.
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The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost.
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The task of the real intellectual consists of analyzing illusions in order to discover their causes
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The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life.
LifeTheater
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