Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Christopher Fry

English Playwright

"We must each find our separate meaning in the persuasion of our days until we meet in the meaning of the world."

"It's always our touches of vanity that manage to betray us."

"If we could wake each morning with no memory of living before we went to sleep, we might arrive at a faultless day, once in a great many."

"How nature loves the incomplete. She knows if she drew a conclusion it would finish her."

"In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment."

"Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement."