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Christopher Fry
(1907-2005) born on
Dec 18
English dramatist, playwright. He wrote plays "The Lady's Not for Burning," 1949 and "Venus Observed," 1950.
         
   
F
In my plays I want to look at life at the commonplace of existence as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.

R
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
A
Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
N
Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement. . . says heaven and earth in one word. . . speaks of himself and his predicament as though for the first time. It has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time.
K
What after all
Is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Time," 20 Nov 50
R: Time (New York, 20 Nov. 1950).
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Time (New York, 3 April 1950).
K: The Lady's not for Burning, I
   


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