I’m not interested so much in how people survive as in how they avoid humiliation. Chekhov says we must never humiliate one another, and I think avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy and probably of our lives.

John Guare
John Guare (b. 1938) American playwright and screenwriter
The House of Blue Leaves, Introduction (1971)
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