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    Mother or Murderer, you have
    given or taken life—
    Now all is one!
    Dame Edith Sitwell (1887–1964)

    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)

    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)

    You know, a dame with a rod is like a guy with a knitting needle.
    Geoffrey Homes (1902–1977)

    Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
    —Dame Edith Sitwell (1887–1964)