Quotation by Jimmy Sangster

One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy rooms seeking out obscure truths, searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
Jimmy Sangster (b. 1924), British screenwriter, and Terrence Fisher. Professor Bernstein (Paul Hardtmuth), The Curse of Frankenstein, responding to the complaint of Frankenstein's fiancee that he is spending too much time with his work (1957).

Based on the classic story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Contact Us Help