Tennessee Williams Quotes

It is the dissatisfaction with empiric evidence that makes the poet and the mystic, for it is the lyric as well as the Bachantic impulse… Its purest form is probably manifested by children and birds in their rhapsodic moments of flight and play, especially during the last few minutes of pale blue summer dusk before […]

Sometimes I think that a vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

In memory everything seems to happen to music.

A sweetly vicious old lady. (about Truman Capote)

We’re all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.

Devils can be driven out of the heart by the touch of a hand on a hand, or a mouth on a mouth.

All good art is an indiscretion.

But I think the spirit of man is a good adversary.