John Guare


John Guare Quotes

  • ''Oh, I never use a seat belt. I don't believe in gravity.''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Chrissie (Hollis McClaren), Atlantic City (1981).
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  • ''They'll bust you in the lobby. You look like a training poster for the narc squad.''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Fred (John McCurry), Atlantic City, to a young drug dealer (1981).
  • ''You look like a fire sale.''
    John Guare (b. 1939), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Fred (John McCurry), Atlantic City, to a young drug dealer (1981).
  • ''I only do business with the people I do business with. The people I do business with find out I do business with the people I don't do business with.... I can't do business with you.''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Fred (John McCurry), Atlantic City, to a young drug dealer (1981).
  • ''Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy.''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. playwright. Independent (London, October 17, 1988).
  • ''We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word?''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. playwright. International Herald Tribune (Paris, June 13, 1990).
  • ''The Atlantic Ocean was something then.''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Lou (Burt Lancaster), Atlantic City (1981).
  • ''Bob, it's the second night of violence in this normally quiet, yet generally swinging, Casino Capital of the East.''
    John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. "Newswatcher" Connie Bishop (Connie Collins), Atlantic City, reporting from a crime scene (1981).

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