I spoke without fear of contradiction. I simply did not suffer self-doubt.
I value peace when it is not bought at the price of fundamental decencies.
I want to thank the Academy for its courage and generosity.
I was the hero of the young insurgent working class art movement.
I was the true future. I understood Communism better than they did.
I wouldn't go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand dollars for one minute of acting. It's a nasty experience. You're up there all by yourself. You're so damn exposed.
Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit.
Our relationship was cursed by the fact that we agreed on everything.
Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting and direction as poetry is to prose.
The belief that the good in American society will finally win out... I don't believe any more.
The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors... and that is their competitive sense.
Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.