Caryl Churchill Quotes.
What I like about a dog it stops people getting after you, they’re not going to come round in the night. But they make the place stink because I might want to stay out a few days and when I get back I might want to stay in a few days and a dog can become a tyrant to you.
NELL. Because that’s what an employer is going to have doubts about with a lady as I needn’t tell you, whether she’s got the guts to push through to a closing situation. They think we’re too nice. They think we listen to the buyer’s doubts. They think we consider his needs and his feelings.
I was fed up with the situation I found myself in in the 1960s. I didn’t like being a barrister’s wife and going out to dinner with other professional people and dealing with middle class life. It seemed claustrophobic.
Painting doesn’t mean just describing; it’s a state of spirit.
Paper is like Joyce Carol Oates: white.
You make beauty and it disappears, I love that.
WeвЂ™ve got ninety-nine per cent the same genes as any other person. WeвЂ™ve got ninety per cent the same as a chimpanzee. WeвЂ™ve got thirty per cent the same as a lettuce. Does that cheer you up at all? I love about the lettuce. It makes me feel I belong.
[Margaret] Thatcher had just become prime minister; there was talk about whether it was an advance to have a woman prime minister if it was someone with policies like hers: She may be a woman but she isn’t a sister, she may be a sister but she isn’t a comrade.
Polly Findlay showed real insight and imagination in her production of my translation of Seneca’s Thyestes at the Arcola. I enjoyed her use of the space and the detail of her work with the actors, and I’m looking forward to seeing what she does with Light Shining.
I’d go without food if I could have a flower.
You’re pretending this isn’t your life. You think it’s going to happen some other time. When you’re dead you’ll realise you were alive now.