"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."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Lillian Hellman on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Lillian Hellman on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Lillian Hellman on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Lillian Hellman on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Lillian Hellman on Ronald Reagan
"People change and forget to tell each other."
"Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty."
"It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour."
"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."