Edward Albee Quotes

Most popular Edward Albee Quotes

A play is fiction—and fiction is fact distilled into truth.

fiction theater

By God, you gotta have a swine to show you where the truffles are.
If you have no wounds, how can you know you're alive?  How can you know who you are?
American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties.
— Edward Albee


The most profound indication of social malignancy . . . no sense of humor. None of the monoliths could take a joke.

sense of humor

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it.  A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.

writers facts