Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Ethel Barrymore
(1879-1959) born on
Aug 15
US actress. "The "First Lady of the American Theatre" starred in "Corn Is Green," 1942; won Oscar for "None but the Lonely Heart," 1944."

"You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizons. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about."

You grow up the day you have the first real laugh -- at yourself.
"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."
"When life knocks you to your knees, and it will, why, get up! If it knocks you to your knees again, as it will, well, isn't that the best position from which to pray?"
"That's all there is, there isn't any more."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
R: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
A: "In "The Theater in the Fifties," 1953."
N: "In "Reader's Digest," Jun 1989."
K: ""Curtain call," 1904."

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