Lillian Hellman Quotes

Lillian Hellman Quotes: Success and failure are not true op-posites and they're not even in the same class; they're not even a couch and a chair.
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Lillian Hellman Quote: Childhood is less clear to me than to many people: when it ended I turned my face away from it for no reason that I know about, certainly without the usual reason of unhappy memories. For many years that worried me, but then I discovered that the tales of former children are seldom to be trusted. Some people supply too many past victories or pleasures with which to comfort themselves, and other people cling to pains, real and imagined, to excuse what they have become.
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Quotes about Lillian Hellman: Intellectuals can tell themselves anything, sell themselves any bill of goods, which is why they were so often patsies for the ruling classes in 19th-century France and England, or 20th-century Russia and America.
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Quote about Lillian Hellman: It was an unspoken pleasure, that having come together so many years, ruined so much and repaired a little, we had endured.
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Lillian Hellman Sayings: Maybe money is unreal for most of us, easier to give away than things we want.
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Lillian Hellman Saying: You are what you are. It is my opinion that trouble in the world comes from people who do not know what they are, and pretend to be something they're not.
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Sayings about Lillian Hellman: But maybe half a lie is worse than a real lie.
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Saying about Lillian Hellman: The happy problem of our time - longer life.
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Lillian Hellman Quotes: Nowadays people write English as if a rat were caught in the typewriter and they were trying to hit the keys which wouldn't disturb it.
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Lillian Hellman Quote: A theme is always necessary, a plain, simple, unadorned theme to confuse the ignorant.
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