John Osborne Quotes
Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.
John Osborne (1929-1994), British playwright, screenwriter. The narrator (Michael MacLiammoir), Tom Jones, as Tom Jones (Albert Finney) and Mrs. Waters (Joyce Redman) are about to begin a lascivious meal (1963).
Damn you, England. You're rotting now, and quite soon you'll disappear. My hate will outrun you yet if only for a few seconds. I wish it could be eternal.
John Osborne (b. 1929), British playwright. Letter, August 1961, to the left-wing Tribune.