Quotations From ELLEN TERRY

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  • 1.
    Vary the pace ... is one of the foundations of all good acting.
    Ellen Terry (1847-1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 5 (1932). Written in 1906 or 1907.
  • 2.
    Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite.
    Ellen Terry (1847-1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 5 (1932). Written in 1906 or 1907.
  • 3.
    Eulogy is nice, but one does not learn anything from it.
    Ellen Terry (1847-1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 5 (1932). Written in 1906 or 1907. Terry, a beloved stage star, was much eulogized.
  • 4.
    No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make up for the loss of youth.
    Ellen Terry (1847-1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 13 (1932). Written in 1906 or 1907.

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  • 5.
    Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.
    Ellen Terry (1847-1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 2 (1932). Of the importance to an actor of versatility and dependability.

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  • 6.
    Imagination, industry, and intelligence—"the three I's"Mare all indispensable to the actress, but of these three the greatest is, without doubt, imagination.
    Ellen Terry (1848-1928), British actor. The Story of My Life, ch. 2 (1908).

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  • 7.
    What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it, dull to the contempory who reads it, invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it!
    Ellen Terry (1848-1928), British actor. The Story of My Life, ch. 14 (1908).
  • 8.
    Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.
    Ellen Terry (1847-1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 5 (1932). Written in 1906 or 1907.
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