Arthur Miller Quotes

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Arthur Asher Miller was an American playwright and essayist and was one of most prominent figures in American Theatre. Here I have compiled down some of the best Arthur Miller quotes. Hope you like this quote collection and learn something new here.

Arthur Miller Quotes
Arthur Miller Quotes
Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.
Arthur Miller

He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid.
Arthur Miller

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.
Arthur Miller

A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.
Arthur Miller

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
Arthur Miller

Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.
Arthur Miller

I think it's a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one's self.
Arthur Miller

A playwright lives in an occupied country. And if you can't live that way you don't stay.
Arthur Miller

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
Arthur Miller

You cannot catch a child's spirit by running after it; you must stand still and for love it will soon itself return.
Arthur Miller

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
Arthur Miller

The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask them as inexorably as I can. And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.
Arthur Miller

A suicide kills two people, Maggie, that's what it's for!
Arthur Miller

Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
Arthur Miller

I cannot sleep for dreaming; I cannot dream but I wake and walk about the house as though I'd find you coming through some door.
Arthur Miller

I know that my works are a credit to this nation and I dare say they will endure longer than the McCarran Act.
Arthur Miller

I love her too, but our neuroses just don't match.
Arthur Miller

I'm the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem, serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
Arthur Miller

If I see an ending, I can work backward.
Arthur Miller

Let you look sometimes for the goodness in me, and judge me not.
Arthur Miller

I have made more friends for American culture than the State Department. Certainly I have made fewer enemies, but that isn't very difficult.
Arthur Miller

The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost.
Arthur Miller

The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life.
Arthur Miller

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
Arthur Miller

All we are is a lot of talking nitrogen.
Arthur Miller

Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way.
Arthur Miller

The apple cannot be stuck back on the Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.
Arthur Miller

Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
Arthur Miller

Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.
Arthur Miller

The number of elements that have to go into a hit would break a computer down. the right season for that play, the right historical moment, the right tonality.
Arthur Miller

You specialize in something until one day you find it is specializing in you.
Arthur Miller
 
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