Tennessee Williams

1914 - 1983

A Quote by Tennessee Williams on angels and demons

If I kill off all my demons my angels might die as well.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams

The future becomes the present, the present the past, and the past turns into everlasting regret if you don't plan for it.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on prayer and wild at heart

a prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on opening, magic, tricks, truth, and illusion

Yes, I have tricks in my pocket, I have things up my sleeve. But I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives us illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion...

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

Source: The Glass Menagerie

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams

Sometimes - there's God - so quickly!

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

Source: Blanche DuBois from A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on eternity, existence, and magic

Snatching the eternal out of the desperately fleeting is the great magic trick of human existence.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

Source: New York Times

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on life, memory, and present

Life is all memory, except for the present moment that goes by so quick you hardly catch it going.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on belief, dignity, life, and questions

Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams

Make voyages! Attempt them . . . there's nothing else.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on death, kindness, and security

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

Source: Esquire, September, 1971.

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