For all the compasses in the world, there's only one direction, and time is its only measure.
("Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead")
More Quotes from Tom Stoppard:The truth is always a compound of two half-truths, and you never reach it, because there is always something more to say.
Be happy -- if you're not even happy, what's so good about surviving?
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
The sense of suppression, ... or self-suppression, and pressure generally which came off even this photograph of the page of this diary was so strong and so moving. There was a love story here.
Life is a gamble at terrible odds, if it were a bet, you would not take it.
Get me inside any boardroom and I'll get any decision I want.
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