Quotes About Vicarious Doings

Quotes tagged as "vicarious-doings" (showing 1-3 of 3)
Tennessee Williams
“People go to the movies instead of moving. Hollywood characters are supposed to have all the adventures for everybody in America, while everybody in America sits in a dark room and watches them have them.”
Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

Charles Dickens
“My sister having so much to do, was going to church vicariously, that is to say, Joe and I were going.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

P.D. James
“(A murderer about their victim:)

"He was an expert in vicarious death. I should like to have been there to see how he enjoyed the real thing.”
P.D. James, Unnatural Causes

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