Waiting For Godot Quotes

Waiting For Godot Quotes by Samuel Beckett, Gianfranco Fini, Ian Mckellen, Patrick Stewart, Vivian Mercier, Elliott Sober and many others.

We all are born mad. Some remain so.

We all are born mad. Some remain so.
Samuel Beckett
Let’s go.” “We can’t.” “Why not?” “We’re waiting for Godot.
Samuel Beckett
But at this place, at this moment of time, all mankind is us, whether we like it or not. Let us make the most of it, before it is too late!
Samuel Beckett
Waiting for the implosion [of the government of Romano Prodi] is risking to turn into Waiting for Godot.
Gianfranco Fini
To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.
Samuel Beckett
Let us do something, while we have the chance! … Let us make the most of it, before it is too late! Let us represent worthily for one the foul brood to which a cruel fate consigned us!
Samuel Beckett
When we’d suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, ‘Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.’ As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing.
Ian Mckellen
Estragon: I can’t go on like this.
Vladimir: That’s what you think.
Samuel Beckett
I saw Waiting for Godot when I was 17 in rep with a then unknown actor called Peter O’Toole playing Vladimir. I remember leaving the theatre promising myself that one day I would have a go at this play and then pretty much forgot it for 50 years.
Patrick Stewart
What are we doing here, that is the question. And we are blessed in this, that we happen to know the answer. Yes, in the immense confusion one thing alone is clear. We are waiting for Godot to come
Samuel Beckett
Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful.
Samuel Beckett
There’s man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.
Samuel Beckett
Godot is whatever it is in life that you are waiting for: ‘I’m waiting to win the lottery. I’m waiting to fall in love’. For me, as a child, it was Christmas. At least that eventually came.
Ian Mckellen
We have time to grow old. The air is full of our cries. But habit is a great deadener.
Samuel Beckett
Vladimir: I don’t understand. Estragon: Use your intelligence, can’t you? Vladimir uses his intelligence. Vladimir: (finally) I remain in the dark.
Samuel Beckett
What are we doing here, that is the question.
Samuel Beckett
Estragon: We always find something, eh Didi, to give us the impression we exist? Vladimir: Yes, yes, we’re magicians.
Samuel Beckett