Quotation by Sarah Bernhardt

You must have this charm to reach the pinnacle. It is made of everything and of nothing, the striving will, the look, the walk, the proportions of the body, the sound of the voice, the ease of the gestures. It is not at all necessary to be handsome or to be pretty; all that is needful is charm.
Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923), French actor. The Art of the Theatre, ch. 2 (1924).

Written in 1923.
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