David Hare - Quotes

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Are we simply waving farewell to the days when some of the most interesting thinking in Europe and America came to us from our fiction film-makers? BBC2, which once introduced and showed great films, now shows none. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides. ---->>>

Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail. ---->>>

Smiles are the language of love. ---->>>

Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor. ---->>>

An inability to handle language is not the same thing as stupidity. ---->>>

To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin. ---->>>

Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity. ---->>>

Politics is just a function of business now, just a tributary of the great entrepreneurial capitalist system. ---->>>

As human beings, we are all not conducting just one narrative but many narratives all at the same time. ---->>>

Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather. ---->>>

The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism. ---->>>

In oratory the will must predominate. ---->>>

Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature. ---->>>

No one but a fool is always right. ---->>>

In the '70s, terrorism was much more serious, in that many more people got killed. ---->>>

The future of American film lies on television. ---->>>

The one thing that 'Via Dolorosa' has is no opinions. To me, curiosity is 50 times as valuable as opinion. ---->>>

The actual business of writing dialogue is not thought of as a craft. ---->>>

The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry. ---->>>

'Via Dolorosa' is the only thing I have ever acted in my life, professionally, and I'll never act again. ---->>>

When they speak, dead frogs fall out of their mouths. ---->>>

Children always turn to the light. ---->>>

In those days, the early 1980s, TV and film were interchangeable. ---->>>

Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth. ---->>>

Surely our job while we're here on Earth is to learn about the world, not to create parallel universes. ---->>>

You can't get a contemporary story about what is going on inside government, and how society sees itself, on American TV. ---->>>

If the purpose of the stumpy little NFT theatre under Waterloo Bridge is not to acquaint young audiences with Ozu, with Ophuels, with D. W. Griffith and with Agnes Varda, then what exactly does it exist for? ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 06-05, 1947
Occupation: Playwright

Sir David Hare (born 5 June 1947) is an English playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director. Best known for his stage work, Hare has also enjoyed great success with films, receiving two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing The Hours in 2002, based on the novel written by Michael Cunningham, and The Reader in 2008, based on the novel of the same name written by Bernhard Schlink (wikipedia)