Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a remarkable play written by Tennessee Williams. It’s a story about relationships between members of one family, about greed and mendacity, love and hate, sexual desire and death. It’s a story about the wisdom of a woman who knows how to get everything she wants and despite everything, stay truthful with everybody and herself. Just take a real delight in reading our list of Cat on a hot Tin Roof quotes and think about your own life.
People usually think a lot about their life after death, but if they have a choice, they’d choose to live one more time on earth familiar to them and not in heaven.
Maggie stressed that everything has been over and everybody should live their lives now, instead of living in the past over and over again.
When you’ve lived a worthy life, it’s much easier to die. Things are worse when you have to live your unworthy life further.
Maggie is hard to see her husband unhappy and angry. She wants him to know the truth and forgive her, but he seems to be afraid to listen to her.
Maggie admits her mistakes. But all in all everybody does something wrong, we are just people and we often make mistakes on the road to pursue happiness.
Maggie is trying to convince Brick that though he ended his football career, life still goes on and he has to appreciate every moment of life.
Maggie is really upset that her husband has disappointed in her but she still believes that someday he will understand and forgive her.
Brick is an example of a man who couldn’t cope with his depression and try to get a relief by drinking alcohol.
Brick believes that everybody lies to stay alive and to look happy. And only those having nothing to lose and having nothing to be afraid of can be truthful with everybody and with themselves.
It doesn’t matter whether you are rich or poor in the face of death, you can’t buy your life again anyway.
One of these Cat on a Hot Tin Roof quotes shows us a truth: sometimes, it is hard to be open and truthful with people.
We’ve got used to lying so much, that when everything is fair and truthful, we perceive it as something weird.