Kenneth Tynan

Kenneth Tynan

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Author Profession: English critic
Born: April 09, 1927
Died: July 26, 1980
Birth Sign: Aries

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Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood.

A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.

A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past.

A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car.

Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.

A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping.

A novel is a static thing that one moves through; a play is a dynamic thing that moves past one.

The sheer complexity of writing a play always had dazzled me. In an effort to understand it, I became a critic.

What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober.

Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding.

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire. Angelina Jolie age

Nobody knows what anticipation is anymore. Everything is so immediate. Joan Jett age

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger today

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