Best Quotes by Eugene O'Neill (Top 10)

  1. Why am I afraid to dance, I who love music and rhythm and grace and song and laughter? Why am I afraid to live, I who love life and the beauty of flesh and the living colors of the earth and sky and sea? Why am I afraid to love, I who love love?
  2. None of us can help the things life has done to us. They're done before you realize it, and once they're done they make you do other things until at last everything comes between you and what you'd like to be, and you've lost your true self forever.
  3. Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue.
  4. Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back.
  5. There is no present or future-only the past, happening over and over again-now.
  6. Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.
  7. Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
  8. Suppose I was to tell you that it's just beauty that's calling me, the beauty of the far off and unknown, the mystery and spell which lures me, the need of freedom of great wide spaces, the joy of wandering on and on——in quest of the secret which is hidden over there——beyond the horizon?
  9. Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
  10. If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself — ugly as they may seem to his sentimental vanity — before he can learn the truth behind the facts. And the truth is never ugly.

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