About Christopher Fry:
Christopher Fry is best known for his verse dramas, notably The Lady's Not for Burning, which made him a major force in theatre in the 1940s and 1950s.
Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
What after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean.
Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
I want to look at life - at the commonplaces of existence - as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
In my plays I want to look at life - at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
The best thing we can do is to make wherever we're lost in look as much like home as we can.
In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.
Has made an honest woman of the supernatural.
The dark is light enough.
The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to the playing fields of a public school.
Coffee in England is just toasted milk.
There may always be another reality to make fiction of the truth we think we've arrived at.