Quotation by Dame Edith Evans

I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.
Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976), British actor. As quoted in Dame Edith Evans, ch. 14, by Bryan Forbes (1977).

In a speech to the annual actors' Equity meeting in 1951. She was opposing "regulated entry" into the acting profession.
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