Favorite Quotations ~† Drama Visualizing the Tragic

"Drama is life with the dull bits cut out." ~ Alfred Hitchcock


Divorce transforms habit into drama. ~ Al Alvarez

A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships. ~ Gore Vidal

Theater used to be a verb; it used to be an act. But nowadays it is just a noun. It is a place. ~ Martha Graham

I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries. ~ Frank Capra

Drama is like a dream, it is not real, but it is really felt. ~ Abhinavagupta

Her drama was a drama not of heaviness but of lightness. What fell to her lot was not the burden but the unbearable lightness of being. ~ Milan Kundera

If Iím winning, I have to act like Iím not bored. If it's A tough match, I have to act like I'm having A good time. Iím a drama queen. ~ Serena Williams

Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing, sometimes dramatically. ~ Philip Crosby

The real drama of life is never centerstage. It's always in the wings. ~ Fred Rogers

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. ~ Arthur Ashe

Everything in life is theater. ~ Margo Jones