Quotation by Michéal MacLiammóir

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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