"From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Tom Stoppard on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Tom Stoppard on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Tom Stoppard on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Tom Stoppard on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Tom Stoppard on Winston Churchill
"Age is a very high price to pay for maturity."
"I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity."
"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."
"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."