"One had the right to write because other people needed news of the inner world, and if they went too long without such news they would go mad with the chaos of their lives."
Literary Birthday - 17 October
Happy Birthday, Arthur Miller, born 17 October 1915, died 10 February 2005
Five Arthur Miller Quotes
- Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
- The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.
- The two most common elements in the world are hydrogen and stupidity.
- A character is defined by the kinds of challenges he cannot walk away from. And by those he has walked away from that cause him remorse.
- The very impulse to write springs from an inner chaos crying for order - for meaning.
Arthur Miller was an American playwright and essayist. He wrote All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, and A View from the Bridge.
Miller was often in the public eye for refusing to give evidence against others to the House Un-American Activities Committee, for being the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama among other awards, and for marrying Marilyn Monroe. Miller is considered one of the greatest American playwrights.
by Amanda Patterson
From Writers Write