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Tennessee Williams

Top 10 Tennessee Williams Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 26
Work Laboratory Pigs

All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.

- Tennessee Williams

Cruel Themselves Frankness

All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.

- Tennessee Williams

Distrust Defense Other

We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.

- Tennessee Williams

Feel Another Hell Is

Hell is yourself and the only redemption is when a person puts himself aside to feel deeply for another person.

- Tennessee Williams

Strong Reach Desperate

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.

- Tennessee Williams

Time Places Longest

For time is the longest distance between two places.

- Tennessee Williams

Memory Going Goes

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.

- Tennessee Williams

Saint Patrick's Day Lucky

Luck is believing you're lucky.

- Tennessee Williams

House Trapped While

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.

- Tennessee Williams

Love Need Give

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.

- Tennessee Williams

Love My Life Whomever

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?

- Tennessee Williams

Time Go Even

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

- Tennessee Williams

Tongue Dangerous Most

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

- Tennessee Williams

High Which Earned

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

- Tennessee Williams

Mountains Through Like

What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains.

- Tennessee Williams

Only Than The Only Thing

The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!

- Tennessee Williams

Alone Confinement Skins

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.

- Tennessee Williams

Success Concentrating

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.

- Tennessee Williams

Strangers Always Depended

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

- Tennessee Williams

Success Failure Disastrous

Success and failure are equally disastrous.

- Tennessee Williams