Quotations by O’Neill, Eugene


The old — like children — talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one’s beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one’s secret are one’s own.

Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) Irish American playwright, Nobel laureate
Lazarus Laughed (1927)
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ANONYMOUS: What do you think of critics?
O’NEILL: I love every bone in their heads.

Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) Irish American playwright, Nobel laureate
New York Times, “Brooks Atkinson Honored by O’Neill Committee,” by John Corry (1 Dec. 1980)
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For de little stealin’ dey gits you in jail soon or late. For de big stealin’ dey makes you Emperor and puts you in de Hall o’ Fame when you croaks.

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The Emperor Jones, 1 (1921)
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