Helen Hayes Quotes (37 quotes)
“Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness.”
On Reflection (1968)
“Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there. Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long, slow climb and self-discipline.”
Another Fawcett Crest Book (1969 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHelen Hayes
Born: October 10, 1900
Died: March 17, 1993 (aged 92)
Bio: Helen Hayes Brown was an American actress whose career spanned almost 70 years. She eventually garnered the nickname First Lady of the American Theatre and was one of eleven people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award. Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay