Quotation by Lynn Fontanne

When you are beginning, you will find you give better performances in the evening if you stay quiet during the day—no lunches, and certainly no cocktail parties. Remember you are overpaid, so take your money at the end of the week with as clear a conscience as you can.
Lynn Fontanne (1887–1983), U.S. actor; born in England. As quoted in Actors on Acting, rev. ed., part 13, by Toby Cole and Helen Krich (1970).

Offering advice to aspiring actors, c. 1960.
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