Lillian Hellman Quotes

The past, with its pleasures, its rewards, its foolishness, its punishments, is there for each of us forever, and it should be.

Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

Decisions, particularly important ones, have always made me sleepy, perhaps because I know that I will have to make them by instinct, and thinking things out is only what other people tell me I should do.

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.

God helps all the children as they move into a time of life they do not understand and must struggle through with precepts they have picked from the garbage can of older people, clinging with the passion of the lost to odds and ends that will mess them up for all time, or hating the […]

People change and forget to tell each other.

Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?