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Eugene Ionesco
(1912-1994) born on
Nov 26
Romanian-French dramatist. His one-act "antiplay" "La Cantatrice Chauve," 1949 (The Bald Soprano) inspired a revolution in dramatic techniques including parody and slapstick.
         
   
F
Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed in the light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us.

R
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
A
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
N
Many people have delusions of grandeur but you're deluded by triviality.
K
Mediocrity is more dangerous in a critic than in a writer.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
A: "Notes and Counter-Notes," pt. 2, "An Address Delivered to a Gathering of French and German Writers," Feb. 1960; published 1962.
N: "Exit the King."
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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