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Alan Bennett

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What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do.

— Alan Bennett


A book is a device to ignite the imagination.

— Alan Bennett

#imagination #inspiration #imagination

You don't put your life into your books, you find it there.

— Alan Bennett

#life #life

We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules.

— Alan Bennett

#community #obey #off #people #rules

How do I define history? It's just one fucking thing after another" - Rudge

— Alan Bennett

#humor #humor

Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key.

— Alan Bennett

#life #sardines #tin #life

Clichés can be quite fun. That's how they got to be clichés.

— Alan Bennett

#humor #wisdom #writing #humor

It's subjunctive history. You know, the subjunctive? The mood used when something may or may not have happened. When it is imagined.

— Alan Bennett

#imagination #subjunctive #imagination

God doesn't do notes, either. Did Jesus Christ say, "Can I be excused the Crucifixion?" No!

— Alan Bennett

#the-history-boys #humor

Marriage is supposed to be a partnership. Good-looking people marry good-looking people and the others take what's left.

— Alan Bennett

#marriage #marriage

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He was born in Leeds and attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with The Oxford Revue. He gave up academia and turned to writing full-time his first stage play Forty Years On being produced in 1968.

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