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Best Samuel Beckett Quotes

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A list of the best Samuel Beckett quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Samuel Beckett quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Samuel Beckett quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Samuel Beckett should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Samuel Beckett quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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    Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

    Failure More
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    Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards, I take the air there willingly, perhaps more willingly than elsewhere, when take the air I must.

    Death and Dying More
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    The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.

    Cries and Crying More
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    new! Words are all we have.

    Words More
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    Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.

    Unhappiness More
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    Make sense who may. I switch off.

    Resignation More
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    What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.

    Destiny More
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    We are all born mad. Some remain so.

    Insanity More
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    We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals.

    Age and Aging More
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    Habit is a great deadener.

    Habit More
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    Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes Than the first four hours of a diet.

    Diets and Dieting More
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    To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.

    Chaos More
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    Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it.

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

    Blame More
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    Birth was the death of him.

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    Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful.

    Inertia More
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    To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.

    Age and Aging More
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    I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.

    Silence More
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    How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.

    God More
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    The bastard! He doesn't exist!

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    Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss.

    Parents and Parenting More
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    We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?

    Punctuality More
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