"From as long as, literally as far back as I can remember I've liked puns, word jokes, I can literally recall looking at a comic at the age of six or seven and I remember what I enjoyed and what it was precisely and how the joke worked."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Tom Stoppard on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Tom Stoppard on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Tom Stoppard on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Tom Stoppard on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Tom Stoppard on Robert Frost
"Age is a very high price to pay for maturity."
"I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity."
"Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art."
"It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture."
"You can't but know that if you can capture the emotions of the audience as well as their minds, the play will work better, because it's a narrative art form."