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Thornton Wilder

Read through the most famous quotes from Thornton Wilder

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.

— Thornton Wilder

#conscious #hearts #moments #only #our

The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.

— Thornton Wilder

#gratitude #grief

The knowledge that she would never be loved in return acted upon her ideas as a tide acts upon cliffs.

— Thornton Wilder

#love #unrequited-love #family

Only it seems to me that once in your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don't talk in English and don't even want to.

— Thornton Wilder


People are meant to go through life two by two. ’Tain’t natural to be lonesome.

— Thornton Wilder

#marriage #relationships #life

Money is like manure; it's not worth a thing unless it's spread around encouraging young things to grow.

— Thornton Wilder

#money #money

you have to love life to have life, and you need to have life to love life

— Thornton Wilder

#love #life

Emily: Do any human beings ever realise life while they live it?--every, every minute? Stage Manager: No. The saints and poets, maybe--they do some.

— Thornton Wilder

#life #our-town #play #death

Either we live by accident and die by accident, or we live by plan and die by plan.

— Thornton Wilder

#existence #life #death

[Camila] was quite incapable of establishing any harmony between the claims of her art, of her appetites, or her dreams, and of her crowded daily routine. Each of these was a world in itself.

— Thornton Wilder

#life #art

About Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder Quotes

Did you know about Thornton Wilder?

National Book Award for the novel The Eighth Day. He won three Pulitzer Prizes—for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and for the two plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth—and a U.

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