Athol Fugard Quotes

Athol Fugard Quotes

Love is the only energy I’ve ever used as a writer. I’ve never written out of anger, although anger has informed love.

Those are big collisions, Hally. They make for a lot of bruises. People get hurt in all that bumping, and we're sick and tired of it now. It's been going on for too long. Are we never going to get it right?...Learn to dance life like champions instead of always being just a bunch of beginners at it?

Life is just a plain bloody mess, that's all. And people are fools.

It's just that life felt the right size in there... not too big and not too small. Wasn't so hard to work up a bit of courage. It's got so bloody complicated since then.

Yes! That's what all our talk about a decent world has been... just so much bullshit."

"We did say it was still only a dream."

"And a bloody useless one at that. Life's a fuck-up and it's never going to change.

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