"Tenderness is the rest of passion."
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"Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty."
"A soft answer turneth away wrath."
"Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness."
"The man who throws a bomb is an artist, because he prefers a great moment to everything."
"The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name."
"I submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly."
"Theatergoing is a communal act, movie going a solitary one."
"I just love, I love, I love movies."
"The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled."
"I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect."
"The novel is more of a whisper, whereas the stage is a shout."
"The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, for we that live to please, must please to live."
"I write plays for people who wouldn't be seen dead in the theatre."
"Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute."
"Good drama must be drastic."
"In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple."
"A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships."
"The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life."
"Theology is a science of mind applied to God."
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