Facts about Maggie Smith

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Maggie Smith is a famous Actress from United Kingdom, she is still alive and was born December 28, 1934.

Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Maggie.

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Famous quotes by Maggie Smith (19)


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"When you get into the granny era, you're lucky to get anything"
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"The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage"
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"There is a kind of invisible thread between the actor and the audience, and when it's there it's stunning, and there is nothing to match that"
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"I said 'It can't go on' and he said 'No, it can't.' Honestly, I don't think I could have mattered less to him by then. But by then, nothing mattered to him"
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"I believe that I am past my prime. I had reckoned on my prime lasting till I was at least fifty"
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"The last couple of years have been a write-off, though I'm beginning to feel like a person now. My energy is coming back"
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"I like being outside and working with the elements. The elemental aspects of it. The physicality of it"
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"I longed to be bright and most certainly never was. I was rather hopeless, I suspect"
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"Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes"
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"People say it gets better but it doesn't. It just gets different, that's all"
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"I tend to head for what's amusing because a lot of things aren't happy. But usually you can find a funny side to practically anything"
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"It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies"
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"I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone"
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"There's this wonderful first assistant and he'll be saying, 'Now Harry goes down among the dragons.' You have to hold yourself together. Because if you lose it for a second then you're sunk"
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"There's a difference between solitude and loneliness"
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"The chemotherapy was very peculiar, something that makes you feel much worse than the cancer itself, a very nasty thing. I used to go to treatment on my own, and nearly everybody else was with somebody. I wouldn't have liked that. Why would you want to make anybody sit in those places?"
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"My career is chequered. Then I think I got pigeon-holed in humour; Shakespeare is not my thing"
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"I had been feeling a little rum. I didn't think it was anything serious because years ago I felt a lump and it was benign. I assumed this would be too. It kind of takes the wind out of your sails, and I don't know what the future holds, if anything"
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"Chris and Toby are far too sane to be upset any more"


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