- Name: Tennessee Williams
- Born: 03/26/1911
- Died: 02/25/1983 (71 years old)
Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), known by his pen name Tennessee Williams, was an American playwright. Along with contemporaries Eugene O’Neill and Arthur Miller, he is considered among the three foremost playwrights of 20th-century American drama.
Birth Name: Thomas Lanier Williams III
Alias: Thomas Lanier Williams III
Birth Place: Columbus, Mississippi, U.S.
Death Place: New York, New York, U.S.
Tennessee Williams quotes :
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.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
Mendacity is a system that we live in. Liquor is one way out an death's the other.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
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
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.Tennessee Williams