Quotes by William Inge

William Motter Inge was an American playwright and novelist, whose works typically feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. In the early 1950s, he had a string of memorable Broadway productions, including Picnic, which earned him a Pulitzer Prize.

The best Quotes and Sayings

A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.

- William IngeGovernment

The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts.

- William Inge

The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.

- William IngeHappiness, Small Things

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.

- William Inge

Love remembered and consecrated by grief belongs, more clearly than the happy intercourse of friends, to the eternal world; it has proved itself stronger than death.

- William Inge