Dario Fo Quotes & Sayings

23 most famous Dario Fo quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 91 year old Italian playwright born on Mar 26, 1926.

Dario Fo Quotes
“Know how to live the time that is given you.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“Our homeland is the whole world. Our law is liberty. We have but one thought, revolution in our hearts.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“A theatre, a literature, an artistic expression that does not speak for its own time has no relevance.”
“I am the jongleur. I leap and pirouette, and make you laugh. I make fun of those in power, and I show you how puffed up and conceited are the big shots who go around making wars in which we are the ones who get slaughtered. I reveal them for what they are. I pull out the plug, and... pssss... they deflate.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control.”
“Culturally, I have always been part of the proletariat. I lived side by side with the sons of glassblowers, fishermen and smugglers. The stories they told were shaper satires about the hypocrisy of authority and the middle classes, the two-facedness of teachers and lawyers and politicians. I was born politicized.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression.”
Dario Fo Quotes
“We had extremely democratic town councils in medieval Italy which knew the value of working together, and every now and then, down the centuries, this spirit returns.”

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