Dame Edith Evans quotes - 9 of
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
If you're an actor, a real actor, you've got to be on the stage. But you mustn't go on the stage unless it's absolutely the only t
... actresses are such very dull people off the stage. We are only delightful and brilliant when we are doing what we are told to
I sometimes think when I'm on the stage "What do they mean? Is this great, what I'm doing now?"
I can't imagine going on when there are no more expectations.
What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that's what I want to give.
A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed
... you have to have been desperately unhappy before you can play comedy, so that nothing can frighten you any more. And you can't
When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
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