In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that’s what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.
I do not hold with those who think it is all right to do whatever you want so long as it doesn’t hurt anyone. Who’s to be the judge of that?
If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.
Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside.
A pleasant voice, which has to include clear enunciation, is not only attractive to those who hear it… its appeal is permanent.
I can’t imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What’s a home and family for if it’s not the center of one’s life?
When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
I’ve learned that getting what you want gives you a pretty high batting average, and leaves you plenty to struggle for.
As an actress, I have to be objective about myself. If I don’t criticize myself, there are plenty who will do a find job of it for me!
In 1949 there was a new thing called Television, to which my agency and advisers opposed as a performance medium.
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I’ve dealt with them nearly all my life.
A face that is really lovely in repose can fall apart if, when its owner stars to talk, she distorts every feature.