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Waiting For Godot Quotes


"Let's go." "We can't." "Why not?" "We're waiting for Godot." - Samuel Beckett

"Waiting for the implosion is risking to turn into Waiting for Godot." - Gianfranco Fini

"We are waiting not for a Godot but for another-doubtless very different-St. Benedict," - Alasdair MacIntyre

"Waiting for the implosion [of the government of Romano Prodi] is risking to turn into Waiting for Godot." - Gianfranco Fini

"Just always be waiting for me." - James M Barrie

"Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself." - Marianne Williamson

"If we wait for conditions to go from good to perfect, we'll just be waiting, waiting, waiting." - Bill Simon

"We're waiting for something to change into something worth waiting for" - Michael Tolcher

"Godot is whatever it is in life that you are waiting for: 'I'm waiting to win the lottery. I'm waiting to fall in love'. For me, as a child, it was Christmas. At least that eventually came." - Ian Mckellen

"Your life is already artful-waiting, just waiting, for you to make it art." - Toni Morrison

"Our dreams are waiting for US... to come true!" - Mark Victor Hansen

"You weren't being punished. You were waiting for me." - Jean M Auel

"Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing." ~ Sam (Hilary Duff), A Cinderella Story" - Hilary Duff

"Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot,' billed as 'the laugh sensation of two continents,' made its American debut at the Coconut Grove Playhouse, in Miami, Florida, in 1956. My father, Bert Lahr, was playing Estragon, one of the two bowler-hatted tramps who pass the time in a lunar landscape as they wait in vain for the arrival of a Mr. Godot." - John Lahr

"If you're waiting for someone to believe in you, you'll be waiting forever. You must believe in yourself." - Cher

"I belong to that generation who, as students, had before their eyes, and were limited by, a horizon consisting of Marxism, phenomenology and existentialism. For me the break was first Beckett's Waiting for Godot, a breathtaking performance." - Michel Foucault

"When I was 14, I saw 'Waiting for Godot.' It's one of those plays that if it's done badly is absolutely dire and can put you off acting for life. But I was laughing all the way through it." - Kit Harington

"What are we doing here, that is the question. And we are blessed in this, that we happen to know the answer. Yes, in the immense confusion one thing alone is clear. We are waiting for Godot to come" - Samuel Beckett

"Since I came at 'Godot' from a God-based frame of mind, it didn't strike me as absurdist. It struck me as characters waiting for proof of God's existence." - Michael Schultz

"We're all sinking in the same boat here. We're all bored and desperate and waiting for something to happen. Waiting for life to get better. Waiting for things to change. Waiting for that one person to finally notice us. We're all waiting. But we also need to realize that we all have the power to make those changes for ourselves." - Susane Colasanti

"nothing yet. I've been waiting." "for what?" she made no response. she could not tell him that she had been waiting for him." - Milan Kundera

"As a kid, I loved Godot because of the poetry and the humor and the strangeness, but then as you get older, its much more resonant." - Nathan Lane

"You are waiting for something good to come; but you know, if the life is also waiting, then nothing will happen, nothing will come!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All things come to him who waits - provided he knows what he is waiting for." - Woodrow Wilson

"Waiting is still an occupation. It is having nothing to wait for that is terrible." - Cesare Pavese

"Just keep coming home to yourself, you are the one who you've been waiting for." - Byron Katie

"Worrying is stupid. it's like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain." - Wiz Khalifa

"We are waiting for the next moment to contain what this moment does not." - Tara Brach

"We're waiting for a ship to come in that never went out." - Luci Swindoll

"I'm having a nice cold pint and waiting for this to blow over." - Jeremy Clarkson

"There are rhythms in the world waiting for words to be written to them." - Patricia Garfield

"The average person spends two weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to change." - Tom Waits

"I don't care how wonderful heaven is, I won't be content waiting thirty years for you." - Jason F. Wright

"Life is about creating new opportunities, not waiting for them to come to you." - Salma Hayek

"He's quiet then. We lie next to each other, twin corpses waiting for burial." - Holly Black

"Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you've got, and fix it as you go." - Paul Arden

"Don't tell them too much about your soul. They're waiting for just that." - Jack Kerouac

"Sitting and waiting for something to happen was the worst kind of torture." - Sara Zarr

"If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives." - Daniel Handler

"I'm waiting for the day when Rush Limbaugh's pharmacist writes a book." - Carl Hiaasen

"The better world we want is coming, it's just waiting for us to stop at nothing." - Jason Russell

"I hope that's true, because I figured out why I'd never finished it, what I was waiting for. I was waiting for you, Clare. For them. For us. I want to finish it up for you, for them, for us." - Nora Roberts

"When we'd suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, 'Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.' As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing." - Ian Mckellen

"I saw Waiting for Godot when I was 17 in rep with a then unknown actor called Peter O'Toole playing Vladimir. I remember leaving the theatre promising myself that one day I would have a go at this play and then pretty much forgot it for 50 years." - Patrick Stewart

"Waiting for Godot . . . has achieved a theoretical impossibility-a play in which nothing happens, that yet keeps the audience glued to their seats. What's more, since the second act is a subtly different reprise of the first, he has written a play in which nothing happens, twice." - Vivian Mercier

"Waiting for Godot was not allowed. Neither was Henry Miller. The Soviets condemned them both. Miller would have been used as an example of decadence, being a very good analyst of how terrible and monstrous American culture was. That they liked, but they wouldn't publish him. I guess it must have been the sex. With Beckett, it must have been the hopelessness." - Barney Rosset

"In the history and literature courses I took, epistemological questions came to interest me most. What makes one explanation of the French Revolution better than another? What makes one interpretation of "Waiting for Godot" better than another? These questions led me to philosophy and then to philosophy of science." - Elliott Sober

"What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you." - Robert Frost

"I am waiting for the war to be fought which will make the world safe for anarchy" - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

"How men hate waiting while their wives shop for clothes and trinkets; how women hate waiting, often for much of their lives, while their husbands shop for fame and glory." - Bill Vaughan

"Wherever you go Whatever you do I will be right here waiting for you Whatever it takes Or how my heart breaks I will be right here waiting for you" - Richard Marx

"I had to decide what I was going to do, and what I was going to be. I was standing there, waiting for someone to do something , till I realised the person I was waiting for was myself." - Markus Zusak

"My eleven year old daughter mopes around the house all day waiting for her breasts to grow." - Bill Cosby

"Life is always rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch." - E B White

"Life is not a fist. Life is an open hand waiting for some other hand to enter it." - Elie Wiesel

"He was a solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity." - Mark Twain

"In fact, not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die." - Anne Lamott

"How could I go on my travels without that sweet soul waiting at home for my letters?" - Caryl Churchill

"Recently, a six-year-old boy said to me, 'I've been waiting to meet you for half my life.'" - Fay Wray

"Remember that nothing is so damaging to self-esteem as waiting for a telephone or door-bell that doesn't ring." - Marjorie Hillis

"Here I am, an old man in a dry month, Being read to by a boy, waiting for rain." - T S Eliot

"If you wait for perfect conditions to seize an opportunity, you'll be waiting till the day you die." - Mark Batterson

"In life, people tend to wait for good things to come to them. And by waiting, they miss out." - Neil Strauss

"In some ways, Christians are homeless. Our true home is waiting for us, prepared by the Lord Jesus Christ." - Billy Graham

"Are you waiting for success to arrive, or are you going out to find where it is hiding?" - Napoleon Hill

"It happens very rarely, but when it happens it's worth waiting for, that the instrument becomes part of your body." - Jack Brymer

"The bigger the show, the better I'd play. It was what I was waiting for, and I'd never get nervous." - Johnny Ramone

"God is just waiting for you to turn your face back toward Him. You've not gone too far!" - Beth Moore

"Kitten, you still haven't told her? Blimey, what are you waiting for?" "The Second Coming of Christ!" I snapped." - Jeaniene Frost

"I don't stretch my hand out anymore, but I never get tired of waiting for the next magic." - Marlon Brando

"I do not love you-except because I love you; I go from loving to not loving you, from waiting to not waiting for you my heart moves from the cold into the fire." - Pablo Neruda

"I am tearing the feathers out of the pillows, waiting, waiting for Daddy to come home and stuff me so full of our infected child that I turn invisible, but married, at last." - Anne Sexton

"You know, I've never believed, in anything, that you had to have role models who looked like you to do something. If I'd been waiting for a black, female, soviet specialist role model, I'd be still waiting." - Condoleezza Rice

"You are not here in the world for yourself. You have been sent here for others. The world is waiting for you!" - Catherine Booth

"I played Lucky in Waiting for Godot at Yale and it was a thing that Stanislavski talks about: he says you don't need his 'method' if you can count on your inspiration and it was a moment of inspiration that came to me, not in rehearsal but on stage. It hit me right there in the middle of the play and it was great-it travelled into immediate communication." - Sam Waterston

"Kundalini is your Mother. She has been with you for ages and She has been waiting for this day when you could get your Realization." - Nirmala Srivastava

"The souls of all our brethren are ever hovering about us, craving for a caress, and only waiting for the signal." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"You know those goals you've set for yourself, those dreams you've been waiting for the perfect time to live out? It's time!" - Maria Shriver

"You never let things go unanswered for too long. Emails. Phone calls. Questions. As if you know the waiting is the hardest part for me." - David Levithan

"Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it." - Jack Canfield

"I'M FREE! - I'm free, And freedom tastes of reality, I'm free - I'm free, An' I'm waiting for you to follow me." - Pete Townshend

"Citizenship to me is more than a piece of paper. Citizenship is also about character. I am an American. We're just waiting for our country to recognize it." - Jose Antonio Vargas

"They spend more time in analyzing, in collecting materials, and in hard thinking than on prayer, on seeking God's mind, and on waiting for the power from above." - Watchman Nee

"In my view it is time to pass a good bill, a fair bill, a comprehensive bill ... Too many have been waiting too long for fairness." - Patrick Leahy

"Stop waiting for others to change. Recognize that every person has the right to be whatever they choose-even if you irritate yourself about it." - Wayne Dyer

"Usually, I'm on the bus by now, having a beer and waiting for everyone else. This is cutting into my beer time." - Craig Berube

"I'm going to be your grandpa! / I have the biggest smile. / I've been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while." - Billy Crystal

"Some people do wait their whole lives for something, and it's only when that thing arrives that they find out that they've been waiting rather than living." - Jane Smiley

"Why are women immobile? Because so many feel like they're waiting for someone to say, 'You're good, you're pretty, I give you permission'." - Eve Ensler

"Presence is when you're no longer waiting for the next moment, believing that the next moment will be more fulfilling than this one." - Eckhart Tolle

"We're like so many puppets hung on the wall, waiting for someone to come and move us or make us talk." - Luigi Pirandello

"Some of the shells brought my heart into my mouth; lying there waiting for them was intolerable. I was sure I was going to be blown to pieces." - Hervey Allen

"Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man." - Anita Brookner

"Satan will battle you with doubt and unbelief, but God has victory waiting for you if you'll keep trusting and believing Him." - Joyce Meyer

"I've come to believe that every one who reaches the best that life holds for him reaches it through some Desert of Waiting." - Annie Fellows Johnston

"A man without passion is only a latent force, only a possibility, like a stone waiting for the blow from the iron to give forth sparks" - Henri Frederic Amiel

"In the long dusks of summer we walked the suburban streets through scents of maple and cut grass, waiting for something to happen." - Steven Millhauser

"A path to citizenship for those who are here illegally in my view is unfair to those waiting sometimes a decades in line to come here." - Ted Cruz

"I keep waiting for the day in which everyone who loves Downton Abbey will realize they were actually watching a historical romance novel." - Julia Quinn

"I have been waiting for the devil living inside of me to stop making love to all the ghosts you left behind." - Tyler Kent

"Waiting for your answer is one of the most painful things I have ever been through. At least let me know whether or not I hurt you." - Haruki Murakami

"She was afraid, but she couldn't just sit around waiting for someone to save her. She had to try to save herself, try to figure it out." - Melissa Marr

"Whenever we take a step towards Jesus, we come to realize that he is already there, waiting for us with open arms." - Pope Francis

"Godly people are waiting for the Lord; therefore they live, therefore they are saved, therefore they receive what has been promised." - Martin Luther

"If I'm going to spend the whole night waiting for you guys to stop flirting and shoot each other, I want to at least be entertained." - Dan Wells

"Stop looking for the next secret door that is going to lead you to your real life. Stop waiting. This is it: there's nothing else." - Lev Grossman

"The resources of heaven are ready and waiting for the people of God who desire to make much of him in this world" - David Platt

"Many of us would probably be better fishermen if we did not spend so much time watching and waiting for the world to become perfect" - Norman Maclean

"Never run from what you don't understand, as it will be waiting for you every time you come to a stop." - Guy Finley

"Sufre mas el que espera siempre que aquel que nunca espero a nadie? Does he who is always waiting suffer more than he who's never waited for anyone?" - Pablo Neruda

"Tell him he's wrong. Tell him that even if he's right about waiting, he's right for the wrong reasons, and that makes him all the way wrong." - Stephen King

"Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for your life to begin and start making the most of the moment you are in." - Germany Kent

"Do not be deceived! The busiest people harbor the greatest weariness, their restlessness is weakness-they no longer have the capacity for waiting and idleness." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Has the dark shadow really disappeared? Or is it inside me, concealed, waiting for its chance to reappear? Like a clever thief hidden inside a house, breathing quietly, waiting until everyone's asleep. I have looked deep inside myself, trying to detect something that might be there. But just as our consciousness is a maze, so too is our body. Everywhere you turn there's darkness, and a blind spot. Everywhere you find silent hints, everywhere a surprise is waiting for you." - Haruki Murakami

"...all the answers are but waiting for us while we, poor fools, ask questions and wait for the secrets of God to open themselves up to us: when they, all the while, are waiting for us to open ourselves up to them..." - Muhammad Asad

"It was kind of soothing, these sounds of lives being lived all around me, for better or for worse. And there I was, in the middle of them all, newly reborn and still waiting for mine to begin." - Sarah Dessen

"Right now, and in every now-moment, you are either closing or opening. You are either stressfully waiting for something - more money, security, affection - or you are living from your deep heart, opening as the entire moment, and giving what you most deeply desire to give, without waiting." - David Deida

"Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness." - Ursula K Le Guin

"I'm just so excited. We all are. We've been waiting for this [the gold medal] for years now and it's finally here. This meant so much. It just felt so good." - Kobe Bryant

"We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the first move-and he, in turn, waits for you." - Aristotle

"Sometimes I am afraid for people like you who have to know things. Your kind will dig and hunt and worry at it until one day you will find what is hidden, waiting for you." - Isobelle Carmody

"We wait for things to be different in order to feel okay with life. As long as we keep attaching our happiness to the external events of our lives, which are ever changing, we'll always be left waiting for it." - Tara Brach

"Expectations are resentment waiting to happen." - Anne Lamott

"When you quit drinking you stop waiting." - Caroline Knapp

"Sometimes waiting is the hardest thing." - Dean Koontz

"If you're not creating, you're waiting." - Kevin Pollak

"If by Godot I had meant God I would have said God, and not Godot." - Samuel Beckett

"It is no accident that you are reading this. I am making black marks on white paper. These marks are my thoughts, and although I do not know who you are reading this...the lines of our lives have intersected. For the length of these few sentences, we meet here. It is no accident that you are reading this. This moment has been waiting for you, I have been waiting for you. Remember me." - Duane Michals

"All that you need is deep within you waiting to unfold and reveal itself. All you have to do is be still and take time to seek for what is within and you will surely find it." - Eileen Caddy

"Allow yourself to be happy right now, even if outside circumstances seem imperfect. Waiting for everything to be "perfect" means delaying the happiness that you are meant to enjoy now. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy this very moment . . .now." - Doreen Virtue

"We actually are waiting for more people to be killed before we can do something that makes sense. We don't kill enough people in aviation to merit regulatory changes." - Deborah Hersman

"The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death." "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us." - E M Forster

"We don't need someone to show us the ropes. We are the ones we've been waiting for. Deep inside us we know the feelings we need to guide us. Our task is to learn to trust our inner knowing." - Sonia Johnson

"When you follow your bliss a kind of track opens up, that's always been there, waiting for you. And the life that you should be living, is the one that you will be living." - Joseph Campbell

"This book was written in those long hours I spent waiting for my wife to get dressed to go out. And if she had never gotten dressed at all this book would never have been written." - Groucho Marx

"?Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift." - Oprah Winfrey

"I think I've always been a follow-the-leader with my career, or maybe waiting for things to happen. Now I'm like, I'm OK-I know the direction, whoever's on board can go with me." - Robin Wright

"We've been waiting since 1918 for the Boston Red Sox to win the World Series, and ... if I had a choice between the White House and the World Series this year, I'm going to take the White House. How's that?" - John F Kerry

"I like Aurora, Sleeping Beauty, because shes just sleeping and looking pretty and waiting for boys to come kiss her. Sounds like a good life - lots of naps and cute boys fighting dragons to come kiss you." - Ariana Grande

"Inside each of us dwells a more-perfect self waiting to unfold. It cries loudly for release, yet it is sometimes ignored. To answer its call, you must take time to listen." - DeBarra Mayo

"Im 48 years old, not a kid anymore by any definition, but here is a universal truth that every adult at some point will realize: We are all always 17 years old, waiting for our lives to begin." - Harlan Coben

"A.J. Bryant is a player waiting to happen. If he gets a little confidence going and a couple of catches, he can really do some big things for us." - Mark Richt

"I'm just waiting for God to tell me what to do, but whatever it is, I want to be doing something like I am doing now-serving God and helping people." - Bethany Hamilton

"That's when I began drinking coffee. I was hung up on every little thing. I loved Paris, and felt straightaway at home. Not to be grandiose, but it seemed like all the city had been waiting for me." - Rosecrans Baldwin

"Today is made of yesterday, each time I steal toward rites I do not know, waiting for the lost ingredient, as if salt or money or even lust would keep us calm and prove us whole at last." - Anne Sexton

"Selflessness is like waiting in a hospital In a badly-fitting suit on a cold wet morning. Selfishness is like listening to good jazz With drinks for further orders and a huge fire." - Philip Larkin

"I'm afraid to look in the mirror. I'm afraid I'm going to see an old lady with white hair, just like the old ladies in the park. Alittle bundle in a black shawl just waiting for the coffin." - Paddy Chayefsky

"I imagine the ones we've lost as ghosts who prowl about the edges of the light, waiting for us to join them. Sometimes that's terrifying, and sometimes it's reassuring, a promise of homecoming." - Ann Aguirre

"How many others were walking around and not even knowing that someone far away cared for them? Imagine all that love floating in the air, waiting to land on someone's life!" - Pam Muņoz Ryan

"Are you ready?" Klaus asked finally. "No," Sunny answered. "Me neither," Violet said, "but if we wait until we're ready we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives, Let's go." - Daniel Handler



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