The Glass Menagerie
by Tennessee Williams
The Glass Menagerie Family Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Scene.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a big long monologue.
"Laura seems all those things to you and me because she's ours and we love her. We don't even notice she's crippled anymore." (5.122, Tom).
Tom recognizes that familial love can be blinding and misleading.
"Laura Wingfield, you march right to that door!"
"Yes—yes, Mother!" (6.60, 6.61, Amanda and Laura).
Amanda orders and disciplines her children as though they were very young.