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Quote Left God is the tangential point between zero and infinity. Quote Right
Quote Left It is conventional to call monster any blending of dissonant elements. I call monster every original inexhaustible beauty. Quote Right
Quote Left The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots. Quote Right
Quote Left We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts. Quote Right
Quote Left The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character. Quote Right
Quote Left Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men. Quote Right
Quote Left Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations. Quote Right
Quote Left We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings. Quote Right
Quote Left You're looking exceptionally ugly tonight, Madam, is it because we have company? Quote Right
Quote Left We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts. Quote Right
Quote Left It is because the public are a mass -- inert, obtuse, and passive -- that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are -- and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence. Quote Right