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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 always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.