Eugene Ionesco

1912 - 1994

A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on existence, death, immortality, and birth

Why was I born, if it wasn't forever?

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on people and reason

It isn't what people think that's important, but the reason they think what they think.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco

Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

Source: Decouvertes (1969)

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on anguish, dreams, and separation

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on questions

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

Source: Découvertes, 1969

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on beauty, death, and eternity

Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on mistakes

You've always made the mistake of being yourself.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

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A Quote by Eugene Ionesco on delusion and people

Many people have delusions of grandeur but you're deluded by triviality.

Eugene Ionesco (1912 - 1994)

Source: Exit the King.

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