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Thornton Wilder
(1897-1975) born on
Apr 17
US playwright, novelist. He is well known for his plays "Our Town," 1938 and "The Skin of Our Teeth," 1942.
         
   
F
One of the dangers of the American artist is that he finds himself almost exclusively thrown in with persons more or less in the arts. He lives among them, eats among them, quarrels with them, marries them.

R
A play visibly represents pure existing.
A
Man is not an end but a beginning. We are at the beginning of the second week. We are children of the eighth day.
N
The theatre is supremely fitted to say: "Behold! These things are." Yet most dramatists employ it to say: "This moral truth can be learned from beholding this action."
K
I was an old man when I was 12; and now I am an old man, AND IT'S SPLENDID!
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Interview in Writers at Work (First Series, ed. by Malcolm Cowley, 1958).
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: The Eighth Day," Harper & Row 67
N: Interview in Writers at Work (First Series, ed. by Malcolm Cowley, 1958).
K: Reader's Digest, 5/1/1974.
   


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