Tennessee Williams Quotes

Quotes tagged as "tennessee-williams" (showing 1-15 of 15)
Tennessee Williams
“Show me a person who hasn´t known any sorrow and I´ll show you a superficial.”
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams
“People go to the movies instead of moving.”
Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams
“When I stop working the rest of the day is posthumous. I'm only really alive when I'm writing.”
Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
“...love, all at once and much, much too completely. It's like you suddenly turn a blinding light on something that had always been half a shadow...”
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays

Tennessee Williams
“Most people's lives—what are they but trails of debris, each day more debris, more debris, long, long trails of debris with nothing to clean it all up but, finally, death.”
Tennessee Williams, Suddenly Last Summer

Tennessee Williams
“If I could just give myself to the steady peace of the rain. That lovely steady peace.”
Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
“At the age of fourteen I discovered writing as an escape from a world of reality in which I felt acutely uncomfortable.”
Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
“I can't guarantee that a lobotomy would stop her—babbling!!
Tennessee Williams, Suddenly Last Summer

James Grissom
“All of us are seeking a home, and I don't mean where we were born, or where we now live and have things, but where we can do the big things, the right things. Where we belong, where we fit, where we're loved."--Tennessee Williams, "Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog”
James Grissom

Tennessee Williams
“Suskunluğun yasaları işlemiyor. Belleğinde ya da imgeleminde üreyip duran bir şeyler varsa suskunluğun yasaları işlemiyor, tıpkı bir kapıyı kapamak, yanmakta olan bir evin yandığını unutmak için anahtarı kilitte döndürmek gibi bir şey bu. Ama yangınla yüzleşmemek yangını söndürmüyor ki. Bir konuda susmak o konunun boyutlarını büyütüyor sadece. Suskunlukta büyüyor, ürüyor o şey, kötücül oluyor…”
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams
“And in the spring, it's touching to notice them making their first discovery of love! As if nobody had ever known it before!”
Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
“Sevdiğin biriyle birlikte yaşamak daha da büyük yalnızlık… tamamen yalnız kalmaktan daha büyük yalnızlık! Eğer sevdiğin kişi seni sevmiyorsa…”
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

James Grissom
“Memory, of course, is unreliable, often evil, but it is the source of our identity."--Tennessee Williams”
James Grissom

James Grissom
“My places were emotional, primarily. I wrote of locales in which I had lived, or in which I imagined I could live, but the topography was primal and sexual and terminal. It bore no distinct architecture or design or dialect. It was merely human and in peril, which is to say universal. But on Royal and Coliseum and Vista--streets I cannot relinquish--I found my places and I dreamed a narrative. Can I go there and find it again?"--Tennessee Williams”
James Grissom, Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog

Tennessee Williams
“BRICK [to the moon]: I envy you--you cool son of a bitch.”
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof