Top 10 Quotes by Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.

Samuel Beckett
What was God doing with himself before the creation?
Samuel Beckett

Do they [the publishers of Murphy] not understand that if the book is slightly obscure it is because it is a compression and thatto compress it further can only make it more obscure?

Samuel Beckett
My dear Tom, Delighted to get your letter. Do write again. This life is terrible and I don't understand how it can be endured.
Samuel Beckett

Perhaps that's what I feel, an outside and an inside and me in the middle, perhaps that's what I am, the thing that divides the world in two, on the one side the outside, on the other the inside, that can be as thin as foil, I'm neither one side nor the other, I'm in the middle, I'm the partition, I've two surfaces and no thickness, perhaps that's what I feel, myself vibrating, I'm the tympanum, on the one hand the mind, on the other the world, I don't belong to either.

Samuel Beckett
Love requited is a short circuit.
Samuel Beckett

Watt had watched people smile and thought he understood how it was done.

Samuel Beckett
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. 1
Samuel Beckett

Vladimir: Did I ever leave you? Estragon: You let me go.

Samuel Beckett
I have my faults, but changing my tune is not one of them.