The glass menagerie

The Glass Menagerie Quotes

  • All pretty girls are a trap, a pretty trap, and men expect them to be.

  • Being disappointed is one thing and being discouraged is something else. I am disappointed but I am not discouraged.

  • I know all about the tyranny of women.

  • In memory, everything seems to happen to music.

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  • Memory takes a lot of poetic license. It omits some details; others are exaggerated, according to the emotional value of the articles it touches, for memory is seated predominantly in the heart.

  • People are not so dreadful when you know them. That's what you have to remember! And everybody has problems, not just you, but practically everybody has got some problems. You think of yourself as having the only problems, as being the only one who is disappointed. But just look around you and you will see lots of people as disappointed as you are.

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  • People go to the movies instead of moving. Hollywood characters are supposed to have all the adventures for everybody in America, while everybody in America sits in a dark room and watches them have them.

  • The future becomes the present, the present the past, and the past turns into everlasting regret if you don't plan for it.

  • Time is the longest distance between two places.

  • Yes, I have tricks in my pocket, I have things up my sleeve. But I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion.