86 Total Quotes

Tennessee Williams Quotes

Tennessee Williams
Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
Tennessee Williams
#Friends Or Friendship #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day

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Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation.
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#Advice #American Dramatist

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A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages.
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#Heart

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There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.
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#American Dramatist

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We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
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#American Dramatist #Betrayal

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All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.
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#American Dramatist #Frankness

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A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
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#American Dramatist #Grace

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The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It's inflammatory.
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#American Dramatist #Brother

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The theatre is a place where one has time for the problems of people to whom one would show the door if they came to one's office for a job.
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#People

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Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you -- gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
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#Grace

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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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#God #American Dramatist

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When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.
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#American Dramatist

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Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question
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#Dignity

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Why did I write? Because I found life unsatisfactory
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#Life

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Mendacity is a system that we live in. Liquor is one way out an death's the other.
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#American Dramatist

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I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
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#Kindness #American Dramatist

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Maybe they weren't punks at all, but New York drama critics.
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#Criticism

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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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#American Dramatist #Influence

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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.
Tennessee Williams
#American Dramatist #Character