Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.
Lillian Hellman Quotes
It’s a sad day when you find out that it’s not accident or time or fortune, but just yourself that kept things from you.
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions, even though I long ago came to the conclusion that I was not a political person and could have no comfortable place in any political group.
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.
If you believe as the Greeks did that man is at the mercy of the gods then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody’s mercy then you will probably write melodrama.