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Dario Fo Quotes

All forms of power - even based on the consensus of the democratic system - react when they are being attacked, or when those who exercise power become a target.

Although, this is often used with negative connotations, I see ideology as an inherent part of culture.

Comedy makes the subversion of the existing state of affairs possible.

Even before Europe was united in an economic level or was conceived at the level of economic interests and trade, it was culture that united all the countries of Europe. The arts, literature, music are the connecting link of Europe.

Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics.

I felt like an extraordinary hero. I was only five or six and I had the whole of life in my hands. Even if I had been driving the carriage of the sun I could not have felt any better.

In a way, the American side descended to Saddam's level, which happens often in these types of circumstances. That is why the people in Iraq do not accept the current state of affairs.

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.

It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control.

Know how to live the time that is given you.

Nevertheless, the mode, the justification, and all the games involved in this war were dishonest.

Our homeland is the whole world. Our law is liberty. We have but one thought, revolution in our hearts.

Real socialism is inside man. It wasn't born with Marx. It was in the communes of Italy in the Middle Ages. You can't say it is finished.

We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics...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.

When I was a boy, unconsciously, spontaneously I learned the art of telling ironic stories.

With comedy I can search for the profound.