Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Barbara Stanwyck
(1907-1990) born on
Jul 16
US actress. "She starred in 80 films including "Stella Dallas," 1937; "Sorry, Wrong Number," 1948; and "The Thorn Birds.""

"Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing."

Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.
There is a point in portraying surface vulgarity where tragedy and comedy are very close.
Sponsors obviously care more about a ninety-second commercial and want to pay you more than any guest star gets for a ninety-minute acting performance.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
R: "In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987."
A: "Interview with Hedda Hopper, 1953."
N: "In "Starring Miss Barbara Stanwyck," by Ella Smith, 1974."
K: "In "McCall's Magazine," Mar 1965."

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