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Samuel Beckett
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I don't know why I told this story. I could just as well have told another. Perhaps some other time I'll be able to tell another. Living souls, you will see how alike they are. Samuel Beckett
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Our vulgar perception is not concerned with other than vulgar phenomena. Samuel Beckett
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The old endless chain of love, tolerance, indifference, aversion and disgust Samuel Beckett
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Fail, fail again, fail better. Samuel Beckett
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How hideous is the semicolon. Samuel Beckett
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The dust will not settle in our time. And when it does some great roaring machine will come and whirl it all skyhigh again. Samuel Beckett
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I asked her to look at me and after a few moments - (pause) - after a few moments she did, but the eyes just slits, because of the glare I bent over her to get them in the shadow and they opened. (Pause. Low) Let me in. Samuel Beckett
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Be again, be again. (Pause.) All that old misery. (Pause.) Once wasn't enough for you. Samuel Beckett
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If you do not love me I shall not be loved If I do not love you I shall not love. Samuel Beckett
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Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. Samuel Beckett
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Habit is a great deadener. Samuel Beckett
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The fact is, it seems, that the most you can hope is to be a little less, in the end, the creature you were in the beginning, and the middle. Samuel Beckett
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Don't wait to be hunted to hide, that's always been my motto. Samuel Beckett
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In me there have always been two fools, among others, one asking nothing better than to stay where he is and the other imagining that life might be slightly less horrible a little further on. Samuel Beckett
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These things I say, and shall say, if I can, are no longer, or are not yet, or never were, or never will be, or if they were, if they are, if they will be, were not here, are not here, will not be here, but elsewhere. Samuel Beckett
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The whisky bears a grudge against the decanter. Samuel Beckett
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When a man in a forest thinks he is going forward in a straight line, in reality he is going in a circle, I did my best to go in a circle, hoping to go in a straight line. Samuel Beckett
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[T]he syndrome known as life is too diffuse to admit of palliation. For every symptom that is eased, another is made worse. The horse leech's daughter is a closed system. Her quantum of wantum cannot vary. Samuel Beckett
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That penny farthing hell you call your mind Samuel Beckett
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When the object is perceived as particular and unique and not merely the member of a family, when it appears independent of any general notion and detached from the sanity of a cause, isolated and inexplicable in the light of ignorance, then and only then may it be a source of enchantment. Samuel Beckett
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To restore silence is the role of objects. Samuel Beckett
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Words are the clothes thoughts wear. Samuel Beckett
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Estragon: Suppose we repented. Vladimir: Repented what? Estragon: Oh...(He reflects.) We wouldn't have to go into the details. Vladimir: Our being born? Samuel Beckett
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The end is in the beginning and yet you go on. Samuel Beckett
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Perhaps my best years are gone. When there was a chance of happiness. But I wouldn't want them back. Not with the fire in me now. No, I wouldn't want them back. Samuel Beckett
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Hold the old holding hand. Hold and be held. Plod on and never recede. Slowly with never a pause plod on and never recede. Samuel Beckett
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Don't wait to be hunted to hide, that was always my motto. Samuel Beckett
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The fact would seem to be, if in my situation one may speak of facts, not only that I shall have to speak of things of which I cannot speak, but also, which is even more interesting, but also that I, which is if possible even more interesting, that I shall have to, I forget, no matter. And at the same time I am obliged to speak. I shall never be silent. Never. Samuel Beckett
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Vladimir: I don't understand. Estragon: Use your intelligence, can't you? Vladimir uses his intelligence. Vladimir: (finally) I remain in the dark. Samuel Beckett
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Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It's awful. Samuel Beckett
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The Tuesday scowls, the Wednesday growls, the Thursday curses, the Friday howls, the Saturday snores, the Sunday yawns, the Monday morns, the Monday morns. The whacks, the moans, the cracks, the groans, the welts, the squeaks, the belts, the shrieks, the pricks, the prayers, the kicks, the tears, the skelps, and the yelps. Samuel Beckett
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Dear incomprehension, it's thanks to you I'll be myself, in the end. Samuel Beckett
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My keepers, why keepers, I'm in no danger of stirring an inch, ah I see, it's to make me think I'm a prisoner, frantic with corporeality, rearing to get out and away. Samuel Beckett
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How time flies when one has fun! Samuel Beckett
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Personally of course I regret everything. Not a word, not a deed, not a thought, not a need, not a grief, not a joy, not a girl, not a boy, not a doubt, not a trust, not a scorn, not a lust, not a hope, not a fear, not a smile, not a tear, not a name, not a face, no time, no place...that I do not regret, exceedingly. An ordure, from beginning to end. Samuel Beckett
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I could not have gone through the awful wretched mess of life without having left a stain upon the silence. Samuel Beckett
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Make sense who may. I switch off. Samuel Beckett
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Let's go." "We can't." "Why not?" "We're waiting for Godot. Samuel Beckett
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I lay down across her with my face in her breasts and my hand on her. We lay there without moving. But under us all moved, and moved us, gently, up and down, and from side to side. (Pause. Krapp's lips move. No sound.) Past midnight. Never knew such silence. The earth might be uninhabited. Samuel Beckett
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You're on earth. There's no cure for that. Samuel Beckett
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Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it. Samuel Beckett
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Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss. Samuel Beckett
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Where I am, I don't know, I'll never know, in the silence you don't know, you must go on, I can't go on, I'll go on. Samuel Beckett
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The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh. Samuel Beckett
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We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much? Samuel Beckett
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The confusion is not my invention. We cannot listen to a conversation for five minutes without being aware of the confusion. It is all around us and our only chance now is to let it in. The only chance of renovation is to open our eyes and see the mess. It is not a mess you can make sense of. Samuel Beckett
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We all are born mad. Some remain so. Samuel Beckett
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There is no escape from yesterday because yesterday has deformed us, or been deformed by us. The mood is of no importance. Deformation has taken place. Samuel Beckett
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Ah, the old questions, the old answers, there's nothing like them! Samuel Beckett
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I use the words you taught me. If they don't mean anything any more, teach me others. Or let me be silent. Samuel Beckett
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We always find something, eh Didi, to give us the impression we exist? Samuel Beckett
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They were most correct, according to their god. Samuel Beckett
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How tell what remains ? But it's the end. Or have I been dreaming, am I dreaming? No no, none of that, for dream is nothing, a joke, and significant what is worse. Samuel Beckett
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To contrive a little kingdom, in the midst of the universal muck, then shit on it, ah that was me all over. Samuel Beckett
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This place, if I could describe this place, no place around me, there's no end to me, I don't know what it is, it isn't flesh, it doesn't end, it's like air... Samuel Beckett
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Hamm: Ah, the old questions, the old answers, there's nothing like them! Samuel Beckett
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Krapp: Perhaps my best years are gone. When there was a chance of happiness. But I wouldn't want them back. Not with the fire in me now. Samuel Beckett
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No way in, go in, measure. Samuel Beckett
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I am such a good man, at bottom, such a good man, how is it that nobody ever noticed it? Samuel Beckett
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Habit is the ballast that chains the dog to his vomit. Samuel Beckett
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So all things limp together for the only possible. Samuel Beckett
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Name, no, nothing is nameable, tell, no, nothing can be told, what then, I don't know, I shouldn't have begun. Samuel Beckett
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What are we doing here, that is the question. Samuel Beckett
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Perhaps that's what I feel, an outside and an inside and me in the middle, perhaps that's what I am, the thing that divides the world in two, on the one side the outside, on the other the inside, that can be as thin as foil, I'm neither one side nor the other, I'm in the middle, I'm the partition, I've two surfaces and no thickness, perhaps that's what I feel, myself vibrating, I'm the tympanum, on the one hand the mind, on the other the world, I don't belong to either. Samuel Beckett
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God is love. Yes or no? No. Samuel Beckett
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What is this love that more than all the cursed deadly or any other of its great movers so moves the soul and soul what is this soul that more than by any of its great movers is by love so moved? Samuel Beckett
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The sky sinks in the morning, this fact has been insufficiently observed. Samuel Beckett
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Watt had watched people smile and thought he understood how it was done. Samuel Beckett
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Humbly to ask a favour of people who are on the point of knocking your brains out sometimes produces good results. Samuel Beckett
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It was long since I had longed for anything and the effect on me was horrible. Samuel Beckett
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