Quotes by: Samuel Beckett
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.
It is right that he too should have his little chronicle, his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old down all the unchanging days, and die one day like any other day, only shorter.
Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence.
The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.