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For an actress to be a success she must have the face of Venus, the brains of Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
What is it in the actor, the stage, that casts so powerful a spell on the young imagination?
The movie actor, like the sacred king of primitive tribes, is a god in captivity.
One of the grave dangers inherent in the various stages of any theatrical career-whether it be budding, quiescent or diminishing-is the advice of friends.
Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs.
An actor can remember his briefest notice well into senescence and long after he has forgotten his phone number and where he lives.
By the time an actor knows how to act any sort of part he is often too old to act any but a few.
O, it offends me to the soul to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.