Tennessee Williams Quotes (88 quotes)
“All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.”
The Night of the Iguana, Act Two
The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, Volume 5 (1976), p. 86, "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore," Scene V
“Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're dead.”
As quoted in: Observer, January 26, 1958
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsTennessee Williams
Born: March 26, 1911
Died: February 25, 1983 (aged 71)
Bio: Thomas Lanier Tennessee Williams III was an American writer who worked principally as a playwright in the American theater. He also wrote short stories, novels, poetry, essays, screenplays and a volume of memoirs. His professional career lasted from the mid 1930s until his death in 1983, and saw the creation of many plays that are regarded as classics of the American stage.
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