10 Beautiful Samuel Beckett Quotes to Help You Go On and Fail Better

10 Beautiful Samuel Beckett Quotes to Help You Go On and Fail Better

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It is Samuel Beckett’s 112th birthday today. A fun fact about Beckett, writer of Waiting for Godot, among many, many other beloved plays, novellas and poetry collections, is that, in 1958, he used to drive André the Giant to school “when twelve-year-old André’s acromegaly prevented him from taking the school bus.” They were neighbors where they lived in Moulien, France. According to Open Culture, “André recalled that they mostly talked about cricket.”   Beckett, who was born in the Foxrock area of Dublin, Ireland in 1906, lived in France for most of his life, writing in both English and French. He was, …