Quotations by David Hare
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Born: Thursday, June 5, 1947
An inability to handle language is not the same thing as stupidity.
(Keywords: Language, Stupidity)
Children always turn to the light.
(Keywords: Children, Light)
In oratory the will must predominate.
(Keywords: Oratory, Will)
No one but a fool is always right.
(Keywords: Fool, Right)
Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.
(Keywords: Earth, Heaven, Nothing)
Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
(Keywords: Nature, Poetry, Key)
Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
(Keywords: Truth, Honor, Purity)
Smiles are the language of love.
(Keywords: Love, Language, Smiles)
Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together.
(Keywords: People, Heart)
Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.
(Keywords: Strength, Virtue, Christianity, Obedience)
Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather.
(Keywords: Mercury, Weather)
The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.
(Keywords: Poetry, Prose)
The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism.
Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail.
(Keywords: Thought, Knowledge, Wind)
To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
(Keywords: God, Disgrace, Honor, Sin)
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.
(Keywords: Adversity, Deep, Prosperity, Tides)
When they speak, dead frogs fall out of their mouths.