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date: 01 October 2023

Christopher Fry 1907–2005
English dramatist 

  1. The dark is light enough.
    title of play (1954)
  2. The lady's not for burning.
    title of play (1949); see Thatcher
  3. I travel light; as light,
    That is, as a man can travel who will
    Still carry his body around because
    Of its sentimental value.
    The Lady's not for Burning (1949) act 1
  4. What after all
    Is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean.
    The Lady's not for Burning (1949) act 1
  5. What is official
    Is incontestable. It undercuts
    The problematical world and sells us life
    At a discount.
    The Lady's not for Burning (1949) act 1
  6. Where in this small-talking world can I find
    A longitude with no platitude?
    The Lady's not for Burning (1949) act 3
  7. The moon is nothing
    But a circumambulating aphrodisiac
    Divinely subsidized to provoke the world
    Into a rising birth-rate.
    The Lady's not for Burning (1949) act 3
  8. The best
    Thing we can do is to make wherever we're lost in
    Look as much like home as we can.
    The Lady's not for Burning (1949) act 3