"In memory everything seems to happen to music."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Tennessee Williams on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Tennessee Williams on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Tennessee Williams on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Tennessee Williams on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Tennessee Williams on Ray Charles
"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."