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Samuel Beckett

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That's how it is on this bitch of an earth.

— Samuel Beckett


ESTRAGON: Don't touch me! Don't question me! Don't speak to me! Stay with me! VLADIMIR: Did I ever leave you? ESTRAGON: You let me go.

— Samuel Beckett

#solidarity #friendship

If you do not love me I shall not be loved. If I do not love you I shall not love.

— Samuel Beckett


Be again, be again. (Pause.) All that old misery. (Pause.) Once wasn't enough for you.

— Samuel Beckett

#krapp #life #misery #play #life

Friendship, according to Proust, is the negation of that irremediable solitude to which every human being is condemned.

— Samuel Beckett

#friendship #solitude #friendship

Was I asleep? Had I slept?

— Samuel Beckett

#dream #reality #sleep #waiting #dreams

It is suicide to be abroad. But what it is to be at home, ... what it is to be at home? A lingering dissolution.

— Samuel Beckett

#existentialism #philosophy #existentialism

Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence

— Samuel Beckett



— Samuel Beckett


L'humanité ... est un puits à deux seaux. Pendant que l'un descend pour être rempli, l'autre monte pour être vidé.

— Samuel Beckett


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Ryan John ed. Early works
Beckett's earliest works are generally considered to have been strongly influenced by the work of his friend James Joyce. Nohow On: Company Ill Seen Ill Said Worstward Ho.

Strongly influenced by James Joyce he is considered one of the last modernists. He was elected Saoi of Aosdána in 1984.

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