Samuel Beckett: recent publications

50 Samuel Beckett Quotes From the Irish Playwright You Can Read While You Wait

Samuel Barclay Beckett, the Irish writer, playwright, theatre director, and poet, was known for his bleak writing. His works were tragi-comedies that expressed a darker outlook on existence and life experiences. Even though Beckett was Irish, he was a resident of Paris for most of his adult life; and he wrote in both French and English.

His best-known work is Waiting for Godot, a play from 1953 where two characters, Vladimir (Didi) and Estragon (Gogo), engage in philosophical discussions and have several weird encounters with other characters while waiting for Godot, who never arrives. These Samuel Beckett quotes from Waiting for Godot give us a brief glance into the wisdom these two impart while they wait.

His black comedies, often

liking life quotes

Barclay Beckett Samuel Beckett