Archives For Cool Quotes

Favourite ‘character quotes’ from Offbeat Plays and other sources

Embrace the darkness .. before it sneaks up on you

The Killing of Poe – words of wisdom … allowing subjective experiences such as ‘feelings’ to impose on your otherwise objective view, Mr Trump, you are in grave danger of then engaging with ‘stories’. One leads to the other. It is a dangerous path to tread.

Lines from ‘The Ghost Hunters’

The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.
(you bet … Ed)

Fairytale Wisdom from W H Auden

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

Andrew Carnegie on Mediocrity

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.

Mr Einstein says:

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.

G K Chesterton on Fairy Tales

I must modulate my Bunsen burner

Favourite lines from War and Cake by Rob Hockley

Salzella: They’re musicians, Bucket. The only way a dead body would upset them is if it fell in their beer. And even then they’d play if you offered them dead body money.

Favourite Lines from Maskerade

Dreaming is something that happens when your mind is left open and your thoughts slip out in the wrong order when you’re asleep.

Phoebe’s take on ‘dreaming’ in Beauty & the Beast

Wishing is a pointless and desperate attempt to obtain the life you can’t be bothered to make for yourself.

Sissy’s take on ‘wishing’ in Beauty & the Beast