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“It could have been--it didn't have to be obscene.... It could have been--a bird out of season, dropping bright-feathered on my shoulder.... It could have been a tongueless dwarf standing by the road to point the way.... I was prepared. But it's this, is it? No enigma, no dignity, nothing classical, portentous, only this--a comic pornographer and a rabble of prostitutes....”

Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
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