Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
James Agate
(1877-1947) born on
Sep 09
English critic, author. He was a veteran theater columnist who wrote a nine-volume autobiography, "Ego," 1935.
         
   
F
Long experience has taught me that in England nobody goes to the theatre unless he or she has bronchitis.

R
Don't pity me now, don't pity me never;
I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.
A
The Englishman can get along with sex quite perfectly so long as he can pretend that it isn't sex but something else.
N
Theatre director: a person engaged by the management to conceal the fact that the players cannot act.
K
New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
 
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Ego," 6
R: "A Charwoman's Epitaph," in "Ego," 14 Mar 1933.
A: "The Selective Ego," "Ego 1;" ed. Tim Beaumont, 1976, Entry for 14 Oct. 1932.
N: Attributed.
K: In "Treasury of Humorous Quotations," eds. William Cole and Louis Phillips, 1996.
   


copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com