"It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Lillian Hellman on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Lillian Hellman on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Lillian Hellman on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Lillian Hellman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Lillian Hellman on Ambrose Bierce
"People change and forget to tell each other."
"Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice."
"Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty."
"Things start out as hopes and end up as habits."
"Nothing you write, if you hope to be good, will ever come out as you first hoped."