Archie Rice: Don't clap too hard – it's a very old building.
Don't clap too hardit's a very old building.John Osborne
There will be a quick rash of hairy American filth, but it shouldn't threaten the existence of decent, serious British filth.John Osborne
Jimmy Porter: They spend their time mostly looking forward to the past.John Osborne
George Dillon: [I]t's easy to answer the ultimate questions – it saves you bothering with the immediate ones.John Osborne
This is a letter of hate. It is for you my countrymen, I mean those men of my country who have defiled it. The men with manic fingers leading the sightless, feeble, betrayed body of my country to its death.John Osborne
Archie Rice: Let me know where you're working tomorrow night and I'll come and see you.John Osborne
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.John Osborne