Christopher Fry was an English poet and playwright. He is best known for his verse dramas, especially The Lady's Not for Burning, which made him a major force in theatre in the 1940s and 1950s.
Christopher Fry Quotes
Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
The first of our senses which we should take care never to let rust through disuse is that sixth sense, the imagination. I mean the wide-open eye which leads us to see truth more vividly, to apprehend more broadly, to concern ourselves more deeply, to be, all our life long, sensitive and awake to the powers and responsibilities given to us as human beings.
The moon is nothing But a circumambulating aphrodisiac Divinely subsidized to provoke the world Into a rising birth-rate
Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
Try thinking of love, or something. Amor vincit insomnia.
Life is a hypocrite if I can't live The way it moves me!
In my plays I want to look at life - at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
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