Eugene Ionesco Quotes

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.

Childhood is the work of miracle and wonders; as if creation rose, bathed in light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us. When the world seems familiar, when one has got used to existence, one has become an adult.

A civil servant doesn’t make jokes.

Why do people always expect authors to answer questions? I am an author because I want to “ask” questions. If I had answers I’d be a politician.

Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.

A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.