QUOTES FROM STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.”

“I don’t want realism. I want magic!”

“I never met a dame yet who didn’t understand a good slap in the face or a slug from a pistol.”

“You’re simple, straightforward, and honest, a little bit on the primitive side, I should think. To interest you, a man would have to—”

“What’s the matter with the way I look? I’m fit as a fiddle, and I’m ready for love.”

“The opposite of a lady is a tart.”

“I’ve always been quick to adapt to changing circumstances.”

“Was there ever anything so wonderful as that intuition?… It always whispers, never shouts. It is a feeling beyond words.”

“There are things that happen between a man and a woman in the dark—that sort of make everything else seem—unimportant.” “Honey, would you put on that little blue satin dress for me?”

“I don’t like men who drink to excess.”

“I don’t understand why people who care about each other don’t always tell each other the truth.”

“You’re not clean enough to bring in the house with my mother.” QUOTES ABOUT WEIRD

“I don’t want to hear any more of this ‘I’m-not-a-trend’ stuff!”

“Don’t start that drinking again!”

“It’s not enough to be soft. You’ve got to be soft and attractive. And I—I’m fading now! I don’t know how much longer I can turn the trick.”

“I’ve been on to you from the start!”

“I box with everything I got, boys, but tomorrow morning I’ll be shining shoes again. Unless you want to come across and see me and buy another drink.”

“He’s like an animal. Has an animal’s habits. Eats like one, moves like one, talks like one! There’s even something sub-human—something not quite to the stage of humanity yet!”

“Somebody has to keep things moving around here.”

“I think that whoever marries me will have the tools to take care of me. You know, things like kindness and understanding and love.”

“I don’t go in for bad language.”

“I want to be somebody’s baby.”

“I’m not used to this much attention from a gentleman.”