Tennessee Williams: The Glass Menagerie
AMANDA. What are you looking at?
Isn't electricity a mysterious thing? [...] We live in such a mysterious universe,
don't we? Some people say that science clears up all the mysteries for us. In my
opinion it only creates more!
You dropped out of school, you gave up an education because of a clump,
which as far as I know was practically non-existent! A little physical defect is what
you have. Hardly noticeable even. Magnified thousands of times by imagination!
The different people are not like other people, but being different is nothing
to be ashamed of. Because other people are not such wonderful people. They're
one hundred times one thousand. You're one times one! They walk all over the
earth. You just stay here. They're common as — weeds, but — you
— well, you're — Blue Roses!
I didn't go to the moon. I went much further, — for time is the longest
distance between two places.