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The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts

Arthur Miller

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven.”

“Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!”

“I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.”

“Life, woman, life is God's most precious gift; no principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it.”

“It is rare for people to be asked the question which puts them squarely in front of themselves”

“I may think of you softly from time to time. But I’ll cut off my hand before I ever reach for you again.”

“You are pulling down heaven and raising up a whore”

“More Weight -Giles Corey-”

“A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.”

“We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law!”

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