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Estragon Quotes

11 of the best book quotes from Estragon
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“I’m glad to see you back. I thought you were gone forever.”
Samuel Beckett
author
Waiting for Godot
book
Estragon
Vladimir
characters
gladness
returning home
friendship
concepts
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Estragon: “You’re sure it was this evening?” Vladimir: “What?” Estragon: “That we were to wait.” Vladimir: “He said Saturday. (Pause.) I think.”
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Vladimir: “He didn’t say for sure he’d come.” Estragon: “And if he doesn’t come?” Vladimir: “We’ll come back tomorrow.” Estragon: “And then the day after tomorrow.” Vladimir: “Possibly.” Estragon: “And so on.” Vladimir: “The point is—” Estragon: “Until he comes.” Vladimir: “You’re merciless.” Estragon: “We came here yesterday.” Vladimir: “Ah no, there you’re mistaken.”
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“For me it’s over and done with, no matter what happens.”
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Vladimir: “Well? What do we do?” Estragon: “Don’t let’s do anything. It’s safer”
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“I’m going. (He does not move).”
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“Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it’s awful!”
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“We are all born mad. Some remain so.”
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“Was I sleeping, while the others suffered? Am I sleeping now? Tomorrow, when I wake, or think I do, what shall I say of today?”
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“You are human beings none the less. As far as one can see. Of the same species as myself. (He bursts into an enormous laugh.) Of the same species as Pozzo! Made in God’s image! ”
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Estragon: “Let’s go.” Vladimir: “We can’t.” Estragon: “Why not?” Vladimir: “We’re waiting for Godot.”

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