Lillian Hellman Quotes

Most popular Lillian Hellman Quotes

Fashions in sin change.

sin

Things start as hopes and end up as habits.

hope habit

People change and forget to tell each other.

change

You can't recover from what you do not understand.

understanding recovery

Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

cynicism

One sits uncomfortably on a too comfortable cushion.

comfort

Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight.

success

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion.
— Lillian Hellman

conscience

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.

integrity conscience

For every man who lives without freedom, the rest of us must face the guilt.

freedom

How often the rich like to play at being poor.  A rather nasty game, I've always thought.

wealth