Thornton Wilder Quotes (91 quotes)
The Matchmaker (1954), Act 2
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThornton Wilder
Born: April 17, 1897
Died: December 7, 1975 (aged 78)
Occupation: Novelist, playwright
Bio: Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and for the two plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth and a U.S. National Book Award for the novel The Eighth Day.
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