Sidney Howard, fully Sidney Coe Howard

Sidney
Howard, fully Sidney Coe Howard
1891
1939

American Playwright and Screenwriter, awarded Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Author of "Gone With The Wind"

Author Quotes

Truth has to be credible or it makes as much trouble as any lie!

There was a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world, Gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair, of Master and of Slave. Look for it only in books, for it is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.

Gone With The Wind.

Questions of absolute good and evil are much better not opened to public debate these days, when so few people are sure of their absolutes

He’s a pagan! I’m an artist! We’re naturally sympathetic!

One half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.

Set about doing good to somebody. Put on your hat, and go and visit the sick and poor of your neighborhood; inquire into their circumstances, and minister to their wants. Seek out the desolate, and afflicted, and oppressed, and tell them of the consolations of religion. I have often tried this method, and have always found it the best medicine for a heavy heart.

Author Picture
First Name
Sidney
Last Name
Howard, fully Sidney Coe Howard
Birth Date
1891
Death Date
1939
Bio

American Playwright and Screenwriter, awarded Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Author of "Gone With The Wind"