13 Powerful Quotes By Lillian Hellman, The Author Of The Children’s Hour
Dramatist and Screenwriter
New Orleans, Louisiana
Lillian Florence Hellman, better known as Lilly Hellman was an American screenwriter and playwright. She was well-known for her left wing po-litical views and was a noted political activist during her life time. As one of America’s leading playwrights, she authored plenty of plays on Broadway and some of the most well-known ones include ‘Toys in the Attic’, ‘The Children’s Hour’, ‘Another Part of the Forest’, ‘Watch on the Rhine’ and ‘The Little Foxes’ among others. Eventually, she graduated to Hollywood and became a well-known screenwriter, who delivered plenty of successful movies. However, it was as a political activist and her left wing views that she became far more famous and in fact, her career in Hollywood suffered due to her association with those activities. It was widely believed that she was member of the Communist Party, despite that not being the case and she was blacklisted. However, as is the case with most political activists, she was frank about her views on politics, society, economy and equality and throughout her life, she delivered plenty of quotes. Here is a collection of quotes and sayings from Lillian Hellman’s life and works.