Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Meandering in the spheres . . .

Today is the birthday of Samuel Barclay Beckett (April 13, 1906 – December 22, 1989), writer, dramatist and poet. He is best known for his play Waiting for Godot (1953). The play is considered by many to be one of the most prominent works of the Theatre of the Absurd.

In 1969, Samuel Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

"The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh." - Samuel Beckett

"Do we mean love, when we say love?" - Samuel Beckett

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

"Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness." - Samuel Beckett

"We all are born mad. Some remain so." - Samuel Beckett

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