Our lives are awkward and fragile and we have only one thing to keep us sane: pity, and the man without pity is mad.
Lear (1972), Act III, sc. iii
Art is the expression of the conviction that we can have a rational relationship with the world and each other. It isn't the faith or hope that we can, it is the demonstration that we can.Edward Bond
As Shakespeare himself knew, the peace, the reconciliation that he created on the stage would not last an hour on the street.Edward Bond