"I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Tennessee Williams on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Tennessee Williams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Tennessee Williams on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Tennessee Williams on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Tennessee Williams on Maya Angelou
"We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life."
"When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone."
"All good art is an indiscretion."
"Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation."
"Mendacity is a system that we live in. Liquor is one way out an death's the other."