The Teahouse of the August Moon by John Patrick

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Sakini speaks: History of world unfinished; lovely ladies kind gentlemen. What was true at the beginning remains true. Pain makes a man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable....

Sakini speaks: History of world unfinished; lovely ladies kind gentlemen. What was true at the beginning remains true. Pain makes a man think. Thought

makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable. Our play has ended. May August moon bring gentle sleep. Please explain what he is saying.

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History of world unfinished: As long as the world and humanity survives, there is still time to write the future.

What was true at the beginning remains true: Some things in life are fundamentally and unalertably true. Peace is preferable to war, love is stronger than hate, etc.

Pain makes a man think: When life is easy, we accept...

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