A Tennessee Williams Quotation

Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The Question:

I was just wondering if anyone knows this famous quote or where I can find it: "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." I believe the person was from Misssissippi and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1947.

The Answer:

Blanche Dubois' exit line in A Streetcar Named Desire was that she had "always relied on the kindness of strangers." In 1948, Mississippian Tennessee Williams was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for this play.

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