Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor’s art infinite.
Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.
All change is not growth; as all movement is not forward.- Ellen Glasgow
All things can be forgiven if we can progress.- Cat Stevens
I don't deserve progress. I deserve un-progress. I'm just an asshole. I'm not enlightened....- Jonathan Culver
A work in progress. And the possibilities are endless.- Elizabeth Eulberg
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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.
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.
|Birth:||27th February, 1847|
|Death:||21st July, 1928|
Dame Ellen Terry was born in Coventry, England. She was an English stage actress who became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain. She resumed acting in 1874 and was immediately acclaimed for her portrayal of roles in Shakespeare and other classics. Two of her most famous roles were Portia in The Merchant of Venice and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing. At 16 she married the 46-year-old artist George Frederic Watts, but they separated within a year. She soon returned to the stage but began a relationship with the architect Edward William Godwin and retired from the stage for six years.
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