Tennessee Williams Quotes

22 Tennessee Williams quotes:

"Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation."
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"Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching."
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"Time is the longest distance between two places."
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"The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Nature Quotes American Dramatist Quotes
"Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation."
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"Maybe they weren't punks at all, but New York drama critics."
"It is almost as if you were frantically constructing another world while the world that you live in dissolves beneath your feet, and that your survival depends on completing this construction at least one second before the old habitation collapses."
"Enthusiasm is the most important thing in life"
"Devils can be driven out of the heart by the touch of a hand on a hand, or a mouth on a mouth"
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"All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
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"The strongest influences in my life and my work are always whomever I love. Whomever I love and am with most of the time, or whomever I remember most vividly. I think that's true of everyone, don't you?"
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"Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Character Quotes American Dramatist Quotes
"I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really."
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"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
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"Luck is believing you're lucky."
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"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose."
"A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"Make voyages! Attempt them... there's nothing else."
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"You said, ''They're harmless dreamers and they're loved by the people.'' -- ''What,'' I asked you, ''is harmless about a dreamer, and what,'' I asked you, ''is harmless about the love of the people? Revolution only needs good dreamers who remember their dreams.''"
"Oh, Jacques, we're used to each other, we're a pair of captive hawks caught in the same cage, and so we've grown used to each other. That's what passes for love at this dim, shadowy end of the Camino Real."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Love Quotes

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