I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.
You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me.
Shaw is like a train. One just speaks the words and sits in one's place. But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea - one swims where one wants.
I think Edith Evans is the most marvelous actress in the world and she can look beautiful. People who aren't beautiful can look beautiful. She can look as beautiful as Diana Cooper, who was the most beautiful woman in the world.
My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.
English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.
My first husband and I are still good friends and there is no earthly reason why I should not see him. Larry and I are very much in love.
A lucky thing Eva Peron was. She died at 32. I'm already 45.
Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.
I loved fencing and dancing and elocution.
I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.
I've been a godmother loads of times, but being a grandmother is better than anything.
People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.
I need something truly beautiful to look at in hotel rooms.
One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks, and therefore the greater the playwright, the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.
Life is too short to work so hard.
I know I am right for Scarlett. I can convince Mr. Selznick.
I'm a Scorpio, and Scorpios eat themselves out and burn themselves up like me.
Streetcar is a most wonderful, wonderful play.