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Peter Shaffer

Sir Peter Levin Shaffer (born 15 May 1926) is an English playwright and screenwriter of numerous award-winning plays, several of which have been filmed.

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    I speak for all mediocrities in the world. I am their champion. I am their patron saint.
    Peter Shaffer (b. 1926)

    Only an idiot would ask Wolfie to work on that stuff—twelve foot snakes, magic flutes.
    —Peter Shaffer (b. 1926)

    It is a necessary condition of one’s ascribing states of consciousness, experiences, to oneself, in the way one does, that one should also ascribe them, or be prepared to ascribe them, to others who are not oneself.... The ascribing phrases are used in just the same sense when the subject is another as when the subject is oneself.
    —Sir Peter Frederick Strawson (b. 1919)