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Quotation by Minnie Maddern Fiske
...I have never known a "movement" in the theater that did not work direct and serious harm. Indeed, I have sometimes felt that the very people associated with various "uplifting" activities in the theater are people who are astoundingly lacking in idealism.
Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865–1932), U.S. actor. As quoted in Mrs. Fiske: Her Views on Actors, Acting and the Problems of Production, ch. 1, by Alexander Woollcott (1917).
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