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Ellen Terry Quotes and Sayings
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Vary the pace...
is one of the foundations of all good acting.
- Ellen Terry

No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make
up for the loss of youth.
- Ellen Terry

Usefulness!
It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not
one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights,
yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.
- Ellen Terry

Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite.
- Ellen Terry

 

Imagination!
Imagination!
I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities
I thought necessary for success on the stage.
- Ellen Terry

Eulogy is nice, but one does not learn anything from it.
- Ellen Terry

There is all the difference in the world between departure
from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them,
and neglect of them through want of training or want
of skill or want of understanding.
Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is.
- Ellen Terry

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Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.
- Ellen Terry

If it is the mark of the artist to love art before everything,
to renounce everything for its sake,
to think all the sweet human things of life well lost
if only he may attain something,
do some good, great work - then I was never an artist.
- Ellen Terry

Every role varies greatly, just as emotions vary greatly.
- Corin Nemec

Crime is terribly revealing.
Try and vary your methods as you will,
your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind,
and your soul is revealed by your actions.
- Agatha Christie

If you take different mythologies from different cultures,
the names may change and the story lines may vary but
there is always something in common.
- Maynard James Keenan

The fashions of the ages vary in this direction and that,
but they vary for the most part from a central road
which was struck out by the imagination of Greece.
- Gilbert Murray

He who would tell divers tales must know how to vary the tune.
- Marie de France

When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired.
If you don't vary your tones you can't get pretty tired of your own voice.
- Alan Ladd

The state of minds vary according to the angle under which one examines them.
- Ella Maillart

But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher
of some sort did not vary over the years.
- Amartya Sen

Evidence can vary depending on the circumstances,
the weather, and how long it has been hanging around.
- Pat Brown

Everybody was tellin' me that I had to do something different,
and I kind of agreed that I did need to vary it a little bit.
I still love some rock 'n' roll too.
- Johnny Winter

Of course, individuals vary greatly within each racial
group and should be treated as such.
- J. Philippe Rushton

These will vary in every human being;
but knowledge is the same for every mind,
and every mind may and ought to be trained to receive it.
- Frances Wright

If people suspect their Cattle Bewitched,
if they be great Cattle, make the twelfth house their ascendant,
and the eleventh their twelfth house,
and vary your Rules with Judgment.
- William Lilly

Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the
shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call.
- Bill Walsh

It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious,
especially those who envy you.
- Baltasar Gracian

Human societies vary in lots of independent factors
affecting their openness to innovation.
- Jared Diamond

We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash.
But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
- Samuel Hopkins Adams

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged;
it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly
in color and content according to the circumstances
and time in which it is used.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent,
the behavior of its members is a universal;
but the methods,
the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another.
- Kenneth L. Pike

I think there was a sense that the impact was being
lost because the audience was so familiar with the form.
You combine that with people's attention spans,
which are clearly conditioned to be shorter now,
and there's a need to vary the paradigm.
- Jim Lampley

Darwin based his theory on generalizations that were strictly empirical.
You can go out and see that organisms do vary,
that variations are inherited, and that every organism
is capable of increasing its numbers in sufficiently favorable circumstances.
- George C. Williams

The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping
awake the sense of wonder in the world.
In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation;
but in this long vigil he is also himself striving
against a continual tendency to sleep.
- Marc Chagall

I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV.
There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses
to therapy will vary across lines of class,
culture, race or nationality.
- Paul Farmer

As far as income tax payments go, sources vary in their accounts,
but a range of studies find that immigrants pay between
$90 billion and $140 billion in Federal,
State, and local taxes.
- Luis Gutierrez

The motives of these parents vary, many parents don't
like the curriculum being taught to their kids,
or are wary of the threat of peer pressure or the presence
of drugs or violence lurking in too many of our schools today.
- Ernest Istook

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest;
we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music.
Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Children between the ages of five to ten years are even more variable.
They are going to vary from very high functioning,
capable of doing normal school work,
to nonverbal who have all kinds of neurological problems.
- Temple Grandin

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A corporation's primary goal is to make money.
Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of
that money and give it to others.
- Larry Ellison

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.
- Anais Nin

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The director, of course, was Bob Fosse.
But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role.
- Liza Minnelli

I'm still friendly with Dean.
He still calls me on the phone from time to time.
John Dean was fired and later ended up spending some
time in prison for his role in Watergate.
- Fred F. Fielding

Tax breaks can serve a vital role in keeping and bringing jobs to our state;
however,
without accountability, they are little more than loopholes at taxpayers' expense.
- Jeanne Kohl-Welles

I think that my biggest role models are people that
have maybe struggled for a while and then finally gotten to their destination.
- Jonathan Brandis

Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in
combating identity theft.
They serve as our front line of defense and the public
is safer because of the job they do.
- Ken Salazar

I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role
model I have the responsibility to let young people
know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.
- Ann Richards

The role of Rimbaud is one of the most important roles
to play for a young actor.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

The reserve currency role seems to add prestige to
an area and some people in Europe have talked about
the desirability of the euro becoming an international reserve currency.
- Robert C. Solomon

Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership
role as part of a popular movement towards peace,
equality and justice.
- Gerry Adams

I love the role of Ripley.
- Sigourney Weaver

When you act, you're always playing a version of yourself.
You can't bring more to the role than what you are.
- Bradley Whitford

The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part.
- Margaret Halsey

So successful has been the camera's role in beautifying
the world that photographs,
rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful.
- Susan Sontag

When I got this role, my daughter Molly said,
'Dad, you've come full circle.
- Jeffrey Tambor

I've had trouble with criticism, I guess.
It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either
encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.
- Kenneth Koch

I've always just gone with the best role,
and I don't care if it's in theater,
film or television.
- Kristen Johnston

I take away something from every role.
I'm still learning and that's what life is about.
- Cary Elwes

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.
You trade in your reality for a role.
You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange,
put on a mask.
- Jim Morrison

Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.
- Dean Acheson

Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued
stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.
- Paul Cellucci

What's David's role? David looks good,
that's what David does.
David looks good, and I'm the funny one,
that's what I hear constantly.
But I keep telling him that looks fade.
- Victoria Beckham

I've always wanted to play Don Quixote in some way.
It's a great role.
I think the idealism of the man shows that hope that
we have in the human breast to achieve something.
- Dominic Chianese

I view my role more as trying to set up an environment where the personalities,
creativity and individuality of all the different employees come out and can shine.
- Tony Hsieh

It's a new perspective where I got a role in and they
are just spewed out of my mouth.
- Kerry King


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