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Intermission Quotes

Intermission Quotes by Van Heflin, John Lithgow, Ben Jonson, Grace Slick, Thomas Jefferson, Lily Rabe and many others.

Someday, I expect to see a television version of ‘Hamlet’ and see Hamlet come on during the intermission and hold up his sword and say ‘This is made of the same fine steel as such-and-such razor blades.’
Van Heflin
If my life was a play, age 35 was my intermission.
John Lithgow
Words borrowed of Antiquity do lend a kind of Majesty to style, and are not without their delight sometimes. For they have the authority of years, and out of their intermission do win to themselves a kind of grace-like newness. But the eldest of the present, and newest of the past Language, is the best.
Ben Jonson
Death is like taking an intermission when you can’t come back. I like living and being around.
Grace Slick
Every honest man will suppose honest acts to flow from honest principles, and the rogues may rail without intermission.
Thomas Jefferson
As someone who’s been doing a lot of classical theater recently, I loved the idea of getting to run around in Steven Alan, and not be in a corset and a wig, and not have a dialect, and get to be in a 90-minute play with no intermission, and get to do real comedy.
Lily Rabe
A movie that I’ve seen probably the most is ‘Fanny Alexander,’ the Ingmar Bergman movie. I even dragged my friends to the super long version that had an intermission. I don’t know how much they liked me that day.
Gillian Jacobs
The most reliable pleasure afforded by theater is the intermission.
Mason Cooley
One of the most horrible, yet most important, discoveries of our age has been that, if you really wish to destroy a person and turn him into an automaton, the surest method is not physical torture, in the strict sense, but simply to keep him awake, i.e., in an existential relation to life without intermission.
W. H. Auden
In the intermission, between group one and group two, you go to your dressing-room and change every stitch you have on you: underwear, shirt, tie, socks, pants and tails. Your other clothes are soaking wet.
George Antheil
‘Twelve Angry Men’ was done with an intermission, and I took that out. I really wanted an audience to feel like they had no break, just like those jurors, and you’re not going to get out of that room until you come to a decision.
Scott Ellis
What, really, is wanted from a neighborhood? Convenience, certainly, an absence of major aggravation, to be sure. But perhaps mostof all, ideally, what is wanted is a comfortable background, a breathing space of intermission between the intensities of private life and the calculations of public life.
Joseph Epstein
We are born to trouble; and we may depend upon it, whilst we live in this world, we shall have it, though with intermissions.
Laurence Sterne
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
Samuel Johnson
I just am committed wholeheartedly to theatre with no intermission.
Lady Gaga
If a man has only correct doctrine to offer me, I am sure to slip out at the first intermission to seek the company of someone who has seen for himself how lovely is the face of Him who is the Rose of Sharon and the Lily of the Valley. Such a man can help me, and no one else can.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
‘Intermission’ was my favourite film.
Barry Keoghan
I didn’t have to think up so much as a comma or a semicolon; it was all given, straight from the celestial recording room. Weary, I would beg for a break, an intermission, time enough, let’s say, to go to the toilet or take a breath of fresh air on the balcony. Nothing doing!
Henry Miller
Too often in the theatre people can’t wait for intermission to get some chocolate or something. But with Come Back, Little Sheba I just hope people leave feeling like they’ve spent a really good two-hours in that house with us.
Zoe Kazan
The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later, after sundown. When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an intermission of an hour or two for supper. The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours.
James Mooney
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain, the enjoying of something I am in great trouble for till I have it.
John Selden
During intermission, we reward the loudest, rowdiest fans with backstage passes, so we have a meet-and-greet, and then, at the end of the night, we give all the fans an opportunity to actually get up in the ring and have their picture taken with a TNA star. So we’re very, very fan interactive.
Jeff Jarrett
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
John Selden
In some European theaters, it’s still not uncommon to have a late start and three LONG intermissions, because people actually eat and drink and converse during the intermissions.
Joe Bob Briggs
Who can doubt that we exist only to love? Disguise it, in fact, as we will, we love without intermission… We live not a moment exempt from its influence.
Blaise Pascal
If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break and the instrument be shattered into fragments.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
In the first place you must study drawing for at least one year; then you must remain with a master at the workshop for the space of six years at least , that you may learn all the parts and members of the art…drawing without intermission on holidays and work-days
Cennino Cennini
There’s a lot of comedy in Intermission but it’s got this depth. It’s not comedy for comedy’s sake – it’s informed by something else. I like stuff like that.
Cillian Murphy
There’s a lot of comedy in Intermission but it’s got this depth. It’s not comedy for comedy’s sake – it’s informed by something else. I like stuff like that
Cillian Murphy
The advertisements during intermissions are the truest reflection of an intermission from life.
Guy Debord