Quotes by Sarah Bernhardt

The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear. ...

Sarah Bernhardt egotism actors acting appearance

The artist's personality must be left in his dressing-room; his soul must be denuded of its own sensations and clothed with the ba se or nob ...

Sarah Bernhardt individuality actors acting theater

He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a go od actor ...

Sarah Bernhardt emotion actors acting

A defective voice will always preclude an artist from achieving the complete development of his art, however intelligent he may be .... The ...

Sarah Bernhardt voice actors acting theater

Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal. ...

Sarah Bernhardt success ideals theater

Although all new ideas are born in France, they are not readily adopted there. It seems that they must first commence to prosper i n a forei ...

Sarah Bernhardt France and the French ideas innovation

I have, thanks to my travels, added to my stock all the superstitions of other countries. I know them all now, and in any critical moment of ...

Sarah Bernhardt superstition

You must have this charm to reach the pinnacle. It is made of everything and of nothing, the striving will, the look, the walk, th e proport ...

Sarah Bernhardt charm theater success

What would life be without art? Science prolongs life. To consist of what--eating, drinking, and sleeping? What is the good of liv ing longe ...

Sarah Bernhardt arts science

What matters poverty? What matters anything to him who is "enamoured" of our art? Does he not carry in himself every joy and every beauty? ...

Sarah Bernhardt poverty and the poor actors acting theater

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