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Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human nature, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour .


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Quote Left Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful. Quote Right
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Quote Left We are all born mad. Some remain so. Quote Right
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Quote Left live the space of a door that opens and shuts Quote Right
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Quote Left The confusion is not my invention. We cannot listen to a conversation for five minutes without being aware of the confusion. It is all around us and our only chance now is to let it in. The only chance of renovation is to open our eyes and see the mess. It is not a mess you can make sense of. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ah earth you old extinguisher. Quote Right
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