The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.

Maxwell Anderson on awakening

If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right.

Maxwell Anderson on art

This liberty will look easy by and by when nobody dies to get it.

Maxwell Anderson on dies

There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime.

Maxwell Anderson on age

He was a god, such as men might be, if men were gods.

Maxwell Anderson on god

About Maxwell Anderson

Name Maxwell Anderson
Quotes 5 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Playwright
Birthday October 16
About Maxwell Anderson was an American playwright, poet, and journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1933, for Both Your Houses, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for both Winterset and High Tor.Several of his plays were adapted into successful movies, including Anne of a Thousand Days and Key Largo.
Top topics break, tragedy, spiritual, regeneration, breaks