quote by Tennessee Williams

The scene is memory and is therefore nonrealistic. Memory takes a lot of poetic license. It omits some details; others are exaggerated, according to the emotional value of the articles it touches, for memory is seated predominantly in the heart.

— Tennessee Williams

Emotional Poetic License quotations

Hüzün does not just paralyze the inhabitants of Instanbul, it also gives them poetic license to be paralyzed.

Most of my life I have played a lot of famous people but most of them were dead so you have a poetic license.

A novelist has a specific poetic license which also applies to his own life.

The freedom of poetic license.

I always had understood that dying of love was mere poetic license.

America was based on a poetic vision. What will happen when it loses its poetry?

I've got mixed feelings about poetry cause done well poetry is fantastic.

But not many people are capable of doing it well. I think you should have some kind of license to perform poetry. A poetic license perhaps.

New York cops are very specific in terms of the way they talk and the way they handle themselves. All these cliches that, as an Englishman, I thought were from a bygone era or were a bit of poetic license with cop shows - the more you hang out with them, the more you realize how real that jargon is.

I wrote an article not so long ago that was published in the Los Angeles Times, and I think I titled it "Movies vs. History." But I think they had another title for it. I got sort of sick and tired of seeing movies that got picked apart by people because they had taken dramatic or poetic license and I said "These people don't understand the distinctions."

I write autobiographically, although I apply liberal amounts of poetic license.

He was such a bad writer, they revoked his poetic license.

Like, I took no poetic license with 'Schindler's List' because that was historical, factual documents.

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