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Tom Stoppard (1937 - )
British dramatist & screenwriter [more author details]
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I agree with everything you say, but I would attack to the death your right to say it.
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Tom Stoppard
I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
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Tom Stoppard
If an idea's worth having once, it's worth having twice.
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Tom Stoppard
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation.
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Tom Stoppard
It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
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Tom Stoppard
The days of the digital watch are numbered.
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Tom Stoppard
The truth is always a compound of two half- truths, and you never reach it, because there is always something more to say.
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Tom Stoppard
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
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Tom Stoppard, "Artist Descending a Staircase"
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.
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Tom Stoppard, Jumpers (1972) act 1
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.
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Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?
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Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967)
We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.
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Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967)
We're actors - we're the opposite of people.
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Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967)
The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.
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Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, 1967

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