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Quotation by Sarah Bernhardt
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A defective voice will always preclude an artist from achieving the complete development of his art, however intelligent he may be.... The voice is an instrument which the artist must learn to use with suppleness and sureness, as if it were a limb.
Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923), French actor. The Art of the Theatre, ch. 3 (1924).
Written in 1923, with reference to stage acting.
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