Sunday, January 4, 2009

wild joy

“There is no present or future, only the past, happening over and over again, now.”
- Eugene O'Neill [1888-1953] won three Pulitzer Prizes and was the first American Playwright to win the Nobel Prize. He is regarded as America's Shakespeare. He disowned his eighteen year old daughter Oona who married Charlie Chaplin who was thirty-six years her senior; they enjoyed a happy, enduring and constructive relationship.

An earlier reference to Chaplin on this blog here.