Helen Hayes - Quotes

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The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.

Age is not important unless you're a cheese.

Age is not important unless you're a cheese.

Childhood is a short season.

Childhood is a short season.

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.

If you rest, you rust. ---->>>

The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre. ---->>>

From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings. ---->>>

The story of a love is not important-what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

The story of a love is not important-what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does. ---->>>

People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me. ---->>>

One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it.

One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it.

Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity. ---->>>

Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it.

Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it.

When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.

When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.

I cry out for order and find it only in art. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Stardom can be a gilded slavery.

Stardom can be a gilded slavery.

There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.

There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.

The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture. ---->>>

Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end. ---->>>

Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness. ---->>>

I'm leaving the screen because I don't think I am very good in the pictures and I have this beautiful dream that I'm elegant on the stage. ---->>>

The worst constructed play is a Bach fugue when compared to life. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: October 10, 1900
Birthplace: in Washington D.C., The United States
Die: 03-17, 1993
Occupation: Actress
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Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" and was one of 12 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award (an EGOT). Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from then-President Ronald Reagan in 1986 (wikipedia)