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Tennessee Williams Quotes on Time (6 Quotes)


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  • To begin with, I turn back time. I reverse it to that quaint period, the thirties, when the huge middle class of America was matriculating in a school for the blind. Their eyes had failed them, or they had failed their eyes, and so they were having their fingers pressed forcibly down on the fiery Braille alphabet of a dissolving economy.
    (Tennessee Williams, "The Glass Menagerie")

  • Time is the longest distance between two places.
    (Tennessee Williams, "The Glass Menagerie")

  • The strongest influences in my life and my work are always whomever I love. Whomever I love and am with most of the time, or whomever I remember most vividly. I think that's true of everyone, don't you?
    (Tennessee Williams)

  • There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.
    (Tennessee Williams)

  • For time is the longest distance between two places.
    (Tennessee Williams)


  • Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
    (Tennessee Williams)


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