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28 Tony Kushner Quotes (MILLENNIUM APPROACHES)

Top 10 Most Famous Tony Kushner Quotes (BEST)

In this world, there is a kind of painful progress. Longing for what we've left behind, and dreaming ahead.
In this world, there is a kind of painful progress. Longing for what we’ve left behind, and dreaming ahead.
You'll find, my friend, that what you love will take you places you never dreamed you'd go.
You’ll find, my friend, that what you love will take you places you never dreamed you’d go.
Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration; in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution.
Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration; in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution.
There's a kind of a fundamental irresponsibility in playwriting, and the strength of playwriting comes from that irresponsibility.
There’s a kind of a fundamental irresponsibility in playwriting, and the strength of playwriting comes from that irresponsibility.
Don't be afraid; people are so afraid; don't be afraid to live in the raw wind, naked, alone...
Don’t be afraid; people are so afraid; don’t be afraid to live in the raw wind, naked, alone…
Learn at least this: What you are capable of. Let nothing stand in your way.
Learn at least this: What you are capable of. Let nothing stand in your way.
I wish you would be more true to your demographic profile. Life is confusing enough.
I wish you would be more true to your demographic profile. Life is confusing enough.
You can't live in the world without an idea of the world, but it's living that makes the ideas. You can't wait for a theory, but you have to have a theory.
You can’t live in the world without an idea of the world, but it’s living that makes the ideas. You can’t wait for a theory, but you have to have a theory.
Deep inside you, there's a part of you, the most inner part, entirely free of disease. I can see that.
Deep inside you, there’s a part of you, the most inner part, entirely free of disease. I can see that.
I don't understand why I'm not dead. When your heart breaks, you should die.
I don’t understand why I’m not dead. When your heart breaks, you should die.

9 Deep Tony Kushner Quotes that Will Make You Think

The body is the garden of the soul.
The body is the garden of the soul.
My whole life has conspired to bring me to this place, and I can’t despise my whole life.
My whole life has conspired to bring me to this place, and I can’t despise my whole life.
The white cracker who wrote the National Anthem knew what he was doing. He set the word free to a note so high nobody could reach it. That was deliberate.
The white cracker who wrote the National Anthem knew what he was doing. He set the word “free” to a note so high nobody could reach it. That was deliberate.
You don't go to the movies to do historical research, unless it's historical research about the movies.
You don’t go to the movies to do historical research, unless it’s historical research about the movies.
You’re a battered heart, bleeding life in the universe of wounds.
You’re a battered heart, bleeding life in the universe of wounds.
I never imagined losing my mind was going to be such hard work.
I never imagined losing my mind was going to be such hard work.
As a playwright, you are a torturer of actors and of the audience as well. You inflict things on people.
As a playwright, you are a torturer of actors and of the audience as well. You inflict things on people.
The computer, the noise of the computer feels like impatience. It's sort of the sound of impatience to me.
The computer, the noise of the computer feels like impatience. It’s sort of the sound of impatience to me.
People shouldn't trust artists and they shouldn't trust art. Part of the fun of art is that it invites you to interpret it.
People shouldn’t trust artists and they shouldn’t trust art. Part of the fun of art is that it invites you to interpret it.

5 Wise Tony Kushner Quotes to Live By (WISDOM)

It's the price of rootlessness. Motion sickness. The only cure to keep moving.
It’s the price of rootlessness. Motion sickness. The only cure: to keep moving.
Respect the delicate ecology of your delusions.
Respect the delicate ecology of your delusions.
Here's another piece of advice, only date people who have read a different set of books than you have read, it will save you lots of time in the library.
Here’s another piece of advice, only date people who have read a different set of books than you have read, it will save you lots of time in the library.
I work best after the deadline has passed, when I'm in a panic.
I work best after the deadline has passed, when I’m in a panic.
I think we ought to pray. Ask God for help. Ask him together.
I think we ought to pray. Ask God for help. Ask him together.

4 Tony Kushner Quotes About Love

Love is the world's infinite mutability; lies, hatred, murder even, are all knit up in it; it is the inevitable blossoming of its opposites, a magnificent rose smelling faintly of blood.
Love is the world’s infinite mutability; lies, hatred, murder even, are all knit up in it; it is the inevitable blossoming of its opposites, a magnificent rose smelling faintly of blood.
It isn't easy, it doesn't count if it's easy, it's the hardest thing. Forgiveness. Which is maybe where love and justice finally meet.
It isn’t easy, it doesn’t count if it’s easy, it’s the hardest thing. Forgiveness. Which is maybe where love and justice finally meet.
I don't know what will happen to me without you. Only you. Only you love me. Out of everyone in the world.
I don’t know what will happen to me without you. Only you. Only you love me. Out of everyone in the world.
We have reached a verdict, your honor. This man’s heart is deficient. He loves, but his love is worth nothing.
We have reached a verdict, your honor. This man’s heart is deficient. He loves, but his love is worth nothing.

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