The Humans Quotes

Stephen Karam
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You can never come back.
-- Momo (Part 1)

Importance: This line is one of several lines that, at first glance, can be seen as the nonsensical ramblings of Alzheimer's-afflicted Momo. On another level, however, and upon consideration of the line within the context of the play in general and the experiences of its characters, it can be seen as having particular meaning. In this case, the line evokes the experience of being unable to return to life as it was after a traumatic experience of the sort experienced by several characters in the play. The line evokes the experience of being forced to move forward into the future, no matter how safe and / or comfortable the experiences of the past might have seemed.

Erik: "I think if you moved to Pennsylvania your quality of life would shoot up." Brigid: "Uh, if I moved to Pennsylvania, YOUR quality of life would shoot up tremendously.
-- Erik / Brigid (Part 1)

Importance: This...

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