"My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Tom Stoppard on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Tom Stoppard on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Tom Stoppard on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Tom Stoppard on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Tom Stoppard on Maya Angelou
"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."