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Quotations From MICHÉAL MACLIAMMÓIR

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  • 1.
    He knew that he was precisely what he himself would have chosen to be had God consulted him on the subject of his birth; he fully appreciated and approved what had been bestowed, and realized that he couldn't have done the job better himself, in fact he would not have changed a single item.
    Michéal MacLiammóir (1899-1978), Irish actor. "Changes," ch. 4, All for Hecuba (1947). On first meeting Orson Welles.

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  • 2.
    We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever; and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, "Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday"?
    Michéal MacLiammóir (1899-1978), Irish actor. "Hamlet in Elsinore," The Bell (October 1952).

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