Tennessee Williams Quotes

Tennessee Williams Quotes: It is, perhaps more than anything else, the arrest of time which has taken place in a completed work of art that gives certain plays their feeling of depth and significance.
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Tennessee Williams Quote: I'm tired and it's taking an increasing amount out of me, more than I have to give physically. And that's why I want to move to Sicily and buy that little farm and raise a flock of goats and geese. I find it peaceful ... and it would be a nice way to end life.
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Quotes about Tennessee Williams: I don't mean what other people mean when they speak of a home, because I don't regard a home as a...well, as a place, a building...a house...of wood, bricks, stone. I think of a home as being a thing that two people have between them in which each can...well, nest.
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Quote about Tennessee Williams: And it was about then, about that time, that I began to find life unsatisfactory as an explanation of itself and was forced to adopt the method of the artist of not explaining but putting the blocks together in some other way that seems more significant to him. Which is a rather fancy way of saying I started writing.
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Tennessee Williams Sayings: Caged birds accept each other, but flight is what they long for.
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Tennessee Williams Saying: To begin with, I turn back time. I reverse it to that quaint period, the thirties, when the huge middle class of America was matriculating in a school for the blind. Their eyes had failed them, or they had failed their eyes, and so they were having their fingers pressed forcibly down on the fiery Braille alphabet of a dissolving economy.
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Sayings about Tennessee Williams: Show me a person who hasn t known any sorrow and I ll show you a superficial.
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Saying about Tennessee Williams: How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken.
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Tennessee Williams Quotes: Maggie, we're through with lies and liars in this house. Lock the door.
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Tennessee Williams Quote: Oh, I haven't reached any peak. I hit the bottom in the '60s. When a certain actress undertook the leading role in a recent play of mine, she referred to me as
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Quotes about Tennessee Williams: Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
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Quote about Tennessee Williams: Being a memory play, it is dimly lighted, it is sentimental. It is not realistic.
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Tennessee Williams Sayings: Oh you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you
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Tennessee Williams Saying: I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
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Sayings about Tennessee Williams: The trouble with this world is that everybody has to compromise and conform.
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Saying about Tennessee Williams: 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, like something gold you let go of--and I can! I'm determined to do it--and nothing's more determined than a cat on a tin roof--is there?
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Tennessee Williams Quotes: An artist must believe in himself. Your belief is contagious. Others may say he is vain, but they are affected.
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Tennessee Williams Quote: Kenneth Hari does not paint portraits as they are but as he is. I feel he is hiding something from me. To board a train into his mind would give me a ride into dark adventure.
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