Eugene Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian: [e.uˈd͡ʒen i.oˈnesku]; 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco's plays depict the solitude and insignificance of human existence in a tangible way.

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Eugene Ionesco Quotes

Eugene Ionesco #Art #Work

A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
Eugene Ionesco #Death #Fear #Society

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
Eugene Ionesco #Dreams

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
Eugene Ionesco #Religion

There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
Eugene Ionesco #Beauty #Death

Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.