If you can no longer think about the future, and you once dreamed of everlasting love, don't give up the dream, find it again.

— Lanford Wilson

The most empowering Lanford Wilson quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

But when I came back into the city for the first time last November, I thought every truck, every building was going to blow up. It has truly changed me something fierce.


Lots of my friends and family belong to churches, and some of them are part of the so-called Christian Right. In this preacher, I wanted to show a good man struggling to reconcile his commitment to the community with the political agenda of his church. He does not see that as a dilemma, but I do.


I am not sure why, but I have been obsessed by the Atom Bomb ever since it first happened.


I am one of the 11.5% of New Yorkers who remain traumatized by the events of September 11.


Nobody's safe around a writer.


I deliberately look for colorful people.

They're very right for theatre. Theatre has to be theatrical. If you can get color into the accountant, you've got something. Write the whole thing first and then say he's an accountant. That's a very wacky accountant, but so what? Theatricality feeds and challenges the actor, the director, and the designers.