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Samuel Beckett (1906 - 1989)
Irish author, dramatist, & novelist in France [more author details]
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Each word seemed to me an unnecessary stain on silence of nothingness.
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Samuel Beckett
Ever tried? Ever failed? No Matter, try again, fail again, Fail better.
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Samuel Beckett
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.
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Samuel Beckett
I donít like animals. Itís a strange thing, I donít like men and I donít like animals. As for God, he is beginning to disgust me.
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Samuel Beckett, "Molloy", 1951
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.
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Samuel Beckett, "Molloy", 1951
Yes, I donít know why, but I have never been disappointed, and I often was in the early days, without feeling at the same time, or a moment later, an undeniable relief.
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Samuel Beckett, "The Expelled", 1946
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
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Samuel Beckett, "Worstward Ho", 1983
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.
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Samuel Beckett, The Unnamable (1959) page 418
Vladimir: That passed the time.
Estragon: It would have passed in any case.
Vladimir: Yes, but not so rapidly.
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Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot (1955)
We are all born mad. Some remain so.
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Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot (1955)

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