Tennessee Williams Quotes & Sayings

47 most famous Tennessee Williams quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American dramatist who passed away on 25 February, 1983.

Tennessee Williams Quotes
“The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!”
Tennessee Williams Quotes
“The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.”
Tennessee Williams Quotes
“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 Quotes
“We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.”
Tennessee Williams Quotes
“For time is the longest distance between two places.”
Tennessee Williams Quotes
“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 Quotes
“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 Quotes
“The future is called 'perhaps', which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.”
Tennessee Williams Quotes
“Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.”
“I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.”

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