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A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.
Theater
Gore Vidal

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Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute.
Theater
John Mortimer

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Good drama must be drastic.
Theater
Friedrich Schlegel

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I just love, I love, I love movies.
Theater
Laura Dern

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I submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly.
Theater
Howard Barker

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I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect.
Theater
Vaclav Havel

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I write plays for people who wouldn't be seen dead in the theatre.
Theater
Barrie Keeffe

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In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple.
Theater
J. M. Synge

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The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, for we that live to please, must please to live.
Theater
Samuel Johnson

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The novel is more of a whisper, whereas the stage is a shout.
Theater
Robert Holman

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The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
Theater
Denis Diderot

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The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.
Theater
Oscar Wilde

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The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.
Theater
Enid Bagnold

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Theatergoing is a communal act, movie going a solitary one.
Theater
Robert Brustein

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun