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    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 on the bier.
    Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976)

    ... actresses are such very dull people off the stage. We are only delightful and brilliant when we are doing what we are told to do. Off stage we are awful chumps.
    Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976)

    What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that’s what I want to give.
    —Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976)

    I sometimes think when I’m on the stage “What do they mean? Is this great, what I’m doing now?”
    —Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976)

    One who can find lemons sweet and grapes sour is ready for Dame Fortune.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    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 thing you can do.
    —Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976)