Lillie Langtry - Quotes

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You wouldn't believe how the town was named for me. I was met by the whole population, headed by the mayor.

You wouldn't believe how the town was named for me. I was met by the whole population, headed by the mayor.

Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.

Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.

No person in the world ever lost anything by being nice to me. ---->>>

The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens.

The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens.

I do not regret one moment of my life. ---->>>

Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain.

Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain.

Feed the dogs. I hate to hear them barking like that. ---->>>

I am happy as happiness goes, for a woman who has so many memories and who lives the lonely life of an actress. ---->>>

I must hurry back to my house and my flowers in Monaco. ---->>>

Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead. ---->>>

Why in the world would anyone want to photograph an old woman like me? ---->>>

On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them. ---->>>

I shall fulfill my contract, no more nor less. ---->>>

My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever paid in the halls of England. Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself. ---->>>

Said I was beautiful, did he? He's being paid for treatment, not flattery. ---->>>

I felt weary of the responsibility of owning houses and was glad enough to pass mine on to others. ---->>>

The sentimentalist ages far more quickly than the person who loves his work and enjoys new challenges. ---->>>

They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty, and in a night I was famous. ---->>>

It's the first time I've seen myself act, and I can't say I'm impressed. ---->>>

It was so kind of you to mention that I don't wear stays. What's the point? If you squeeze it in at one point, it only comes out at the other. ---->>>

I have always been willing to take the blame for the things I have done. ---->>>

After being so bad I could hear the angels singing. ---->>>

I have known great things and wonderful persons, and I have known homage. ---->>>

I am a grandmother now, and that means age is creeping on, creeping on. ---->>>

I know I am at the end. I shall never get better, dear. ---->>>

I found my interest lapse in both acting and racing. ---->>>

I was beautiful. Now, because I am old, I take no shame in so saying. ---->>>

I'm not afraid. I never liked long last acts. ---->>>

I've put in as many as 40 weeks a year on stage. It is lonely and restricted, as all artistic life must necessarily be. ---->>>

My husband is a general's chauffeur somewhere in France. ---->>>

Will I return to England? I don't know. I'll think it over. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: October 13, 1853
Birthplace: Jersey
Die: 02-12, 1929
Occupation: Actress
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Lillie Langtry (usually spelled Lily Langtry in the United States), born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton (October 13, 1853 – February 12, 1929), was celebrated as a young woman of beauty and charm, who later established a reputation as an actress and producer. Her looks and personality attracted interest, commentary, and invitations from artists and society hostesses (wikipedia)