When a youth was giving himself airs in the Theatre and saying, 'I am wise, for I have conversed with many wise men,' replied, 'I too have conversed with many rich men, yet I am not rich!’. - Epictetus
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. - Oscar Wilde
We feel that in the future, groups are going to have to offer much more than just a pop show. They'll have to offer a well-presented theatre show. - Syd Barrett
Sin is what is new, strong, surprising, strange. The theatre must take an interest in sin if the young are to be able to go there. - Bertolt Brecht
This is the night to go to the theatre, like Abraham Lincoln. - John F. Kennedy
A film that is a true work of art transcends theatre and heartwarmingly changes lives. - A.D. Posey
Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred. - Walter Benjamin
All that day she felt as if she were acting in a theatre with better actors than herself, and that her bad performance was spoiling the whole affair. - Leo Tolstoy
Family is the theatre of the spiritual drama, the place where things happen, especially the things that matter. - G.K. Chesterton
It is raining! In other words little poems are coming down from the sky! Nature is literature! Sun is a fable; forest is a story; birds are a theatre; mountains are a myth; rain is a poem! Nature is literature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I can't see the point in the theatre. All that sex and violence. I get enough of that at home. Apart from the sex, of course.
Jazz is the refuge of the untalented. When you go to a jazz club, you may notice that no one is enjoying themselves half as much as the people on stage. Jazz is like the theatre, it's what you do when you can't get a real gig.
Life is but a memory Happened long ago. Theatre full of sadness For a long forgotten show. - Nick Drake