Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Marie Dressler
(1869-1934) born on
Nov 9
Canadian-US actress. "Her heartwarming portrayals of strongly self-sufficient, humorous old women made her one of Hollywood's most popular screen stars during the 1930s."

"In order to represent life on the stage, we must rub elbows with life, live ourselves."

"I have no patience with women who measure and weigh their love like a country doctor dispensing capsules. If a man is worth loving at all, he is worth loving generously, even recklessly."
"By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves."
Fate cast me to play the role of an ugly duckling with no promise of swanning. . . . I have played my life as a comedy rather than the tragedy many would have made of it.
"There is a vast difference between success at twenty-five and success at sixty. At sixty, nobody envies you. Instead, everybody rejoices generously, sincerely, in your good fortune."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Ch. 3, "The Life Story of an Ugly Duckling," 1924."
R: "Ch. 7, "The Life Story of an Ugly Duckling," 1924."
A: ""My Own Story," ch. 17, 1934."
N: "Ch. 1, "The Life Story of an Ugly Duckling," 1924."
K: ""My Own Story," ch. 17, 1934."

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