Arthur Miller

 

 

“Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know I can do it; I saw Indians smash my dear parents' heads on the pillow next to mine, and I have seen some reddish work done at night, and I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!”

(The Crucible)

 

“Why am I trying to become what I don’t want to be … when all I want is out there, waiting for me the minute I say I know who I am.”

(Death of a Salesman)

 

“I realized what a ridiculous lie my whole life has been.”

(Death of a Salesman)

 

“After all the highways, and the trains, and the appointments, and the years, you end up worth more dead than alive.”

(Death of a Salesman)

 

 


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