Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt

in a actress
We must live for the few who know and appreciate us, who judge and absolve us, and for whom we have the same affection and indulgence. The rest I look upon as a mere crowd, lively or sad, loyal or corrupt, from whom there is nothing to be expected but fleeting emotions, either pleasant or unpleasant, which leave no trace behind them.More Sarah Bernhardt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The artist's personality must be left in his dressing-room; his soul must be denuded of its own sensations and clothed with the base or noble qualities he is called upon to exhibit.... [he] must leave behind him the cares and vexations of life, throw aside his personality for several hours, and move in the dream of another life, forgetting everything.More Sarah Bernhardt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What would life be without art? Science prolongs life. To consist of what-eating, drinking, and sleeping? What is the good of living longer if it is only a matter of satisfying the requirements that sustain life? All this is nothing without the charm of art.More Sarah Bernhardt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art is not about something, Art is somethingMore Sarah Bernhardt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[When asked at age 79 why her Paris apartment was located up many flights of stairs at the top of the building:] It's the only way I can still make the hearts of men beat faster.More Sarah Bernhardt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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