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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.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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.