A day without laughter is a day wasted.
(April 16, 1889 - December 25, 1977)
We think too much and feel too little.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
(September 30, 1928 - )
Only one enemy is worse than despair: indifference. In every area of human creativity, indifference is the enemy; indifference of evil is worse than evil, because it is also sterile.
We're not angry at anyone. We just want to be talked to because we live there.
At one point, all the Dead End boys jump in at once, which is where the stress on the container can come in. They all do cannonballs and dive, and that's a lot of force to be smashed against. That's when we all hold our breath and run downstairs to see if it's all holding together.
What someone is, begins to be revealed when his talent abates, when he stops showing us what he can do.