Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Thornton Wilder (1897 - 1975)
Contributed by: Zaady
A man looks pretty small at a wedding, George. All those good women standing shoulder to shoulder, making sure that the knot's tied in a mighty public way.
Source: Our Town, 1938, act II
I hold we cannot be said to be aware of our minds save under responsibility.
Source: The Ides of March, 1948
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate - that's my philosophy.
Source: The Skin of Our Teeth, 1942, act I
The best part of married life is the fights. The rest is merely so-so.
Source: The Matchmaker, 1954,act II
It's when you are safe at home that you're having an adventure. When you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.
The comic spirit is given to us in order that we may analyze, weigh, and clarify things in us which nettle us, or which we are outgrowing, or trying to reshape.
For what human ill does dawn not seem to be an alternative?
Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
Source: The Matchmaker, 1954,act I
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