I’ve known people…

I’ve known people that the world has thrown everything at to discourage them…to break their spirit.

And yet something about them retains a dignity.

They face life and don’t ask quarters.

– Horton Foote


born in Wharton, Texas, The United States March 14, 1916
died: March 04, 2009
gender: male
genre: Theater, Film, Biographies & Memoirs

Albert Horton Foote, Jr. was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1983 film Tender Mercies, and his notable live television dramas during the Golden Age of Television. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1995 for his play The Young Man From Atlanta.



11 thoughts on “I’ve known people…

  1. ‘March 14, 1916: Horton Foote was born 97 years ago today in Wharton, Texas. He won an Oscar for his adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird.’
    – Goodreads

  2. The dignity, so very truly. Thank you so much for the quote, Gita! Have a great day.

  3. Great quote and he wrote a great screenplay for To Kill a Mockingbird. Tks. 🙂 wag wag

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