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About Tennessee Williams
Thomas Lanier Williams III, recognized by his pen name Tennessee Williams, was a highly esteemed playwright. He is considered as part of the best playwrights of the American drama industry.
He started becoming popular after his memory play titled “The Glass Menagerie” premiered in 1944. Some of his popular works include “The Night of the Iguana” and “Sweet Bird of Youth”.
He was born to Cornelius Coffin Williams and Edwina Dakin. He had two siblings named as Walter Dakin Williams and Rose Isabel Williams.
In 2009, he was posthumously inducted into the Poets' Corner located at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.
He wrote in his last will and testament that he wants to be buried at sea after his death.
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Famous quotes by Tennessee Williams
A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.Tennessee Williams
All good art is an indiscretion.Tennessee Williams
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.Tennessee Williams
Death is one moment, and life is so many of them.Tennessee Williams
For time is the longest distance between two places.Tennessee Williams
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.Tennessee Williams
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.Tennessee Williams
In memory everything seems to happen to music.Tennessee Williams
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.Tennessee Williams
Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.Tennessee Williams
Mendacity is a system that we live in. Liquor is one way out an death's the other.Tennessee Williams
Success and failure are equally disastrous.Tennessee Williams
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.Tennessee Williams
The future is called 'perhaps,' which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.Tennessee Williams
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
The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.Tennessee Williams
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
To be free is to have achieved your life.Tennessee Williams
We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.Tennessee Williams
We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.Tennessee Williams
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.Tennessee Williams
You can be young without money but you can't be old without it.Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams' Popularity
Tennessee Williams was a famous American dramatist, who was born on March 26, 1911. As a person born on this date, Tennessee Williams is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (March 26) and the 5th most popular for the year (1911).
People born on March 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Tennessee Williams is the 450th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Tennessee Williams' birthday, Tennessee Williams is the 3432nd most famous American.
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