Lillian Florence Hellman (June 20, 1905 – June 30, 1984) was an American playwright, prose writer, memoirist and screenwriter known for her success on Broadway, as well as her communist sympathies and political activism. She was blacklisted after her appearance before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) at the...
God help all children as they move into a time of life they do not understand and must struggle through with precepts they have picked from the garbage cans of older people, clinging with the passion of the lost to odds and ends that will mess them up for all time, or hating the trash so much they will waste their future on the hatred.
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
People change and forget to tell each other.
My mother was dead for five years before I knew that I had loved her very much.
The worm in the radish doesn't think there is anything sweeter.
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years'.