Tom Stoppard

1937 -

A Quote by Tom Stoppard on irony, justice, talent, and tragedy

Between "just desserts" and "tragic irony" we are given quite a lot of scope for our particular talent. Generally speaking, things have gone about as far as they can possibly go when things have got about as bad as they reasonably get.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

Source: Player in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on death

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I disagree with everything you say, but I would attack to the death your right to say it.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on art, imagination, and skill

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on experience and vices

All mystical experience is coincidence; and vice versa, of course

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on age and maturity

Age is a high price to pay for maturity.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on memory and progress

We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

Source: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on death, eternity, and thought

Death followed by eternity . . . the worst of both worlds. It is a terrible thought

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

Source: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on eternity and thought

Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where is it going to end?

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard

Every exit is an entrance somewhere else.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on gambling and life

Life is a gamble at terrible odds, if it were a bet, you would not take it.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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