November 4, 2016

Gail Godwin Quotes

“Actors between plays are like ghosts looking for bodies to inhabit.”

“Dreams say what they mean, but they don’t say it in daytime language.”

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.”

“None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for lifetime.”

“One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.”

“Some things arrive in their own mysterious hour, on their own terms and not yours, to be seized or relinquished forever.”

“The act of longing for something will always be more intense than the requiting of it.”

“The best antidote I have found is to yearn for something. As long as you yearn, you can’t congeal: there is a forward motion to yearning.”

“The race of children possesses magically sagacious powers.”

“Who wanted to creep along in comfort when there was one chance in a thousand of flying?”