Luise Rainer - Quotes

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I have never had a current state of mind. My mind changes a great deal. I am very affected by any sorrow or sad thing, and I am very affected by joy and beauty.

I have never had a current state of mind. My mind changes a great deal. I am very affected by any sorrow or sad thing, and I am very affected by joy and beauty.

The Oscar is not a curse. The real curse is that once you have an Oscar they think you can do anything. ---->>>

Happiness lies in moments, and while you have it, you're not even aware; only afterwards do you know you were happy. ---->>>

Some very beautiful things get lost and forgotten. Just as I got lost. ---->>>

The best imitation in the world is not half as good as a poor original. ---->>>

I always considered myself the world's worst actress. ---->>>

For my second and third pictures, I won Academy Awards. Nothing worse could have happened to me. ---->>>

I admire people who are creative. ---->>>

I am an actress. I am not a movie star. ---->>>

I am sensitive to life, and somehow acting comes to me. I can't explain it. ---->>>

I don't believe in acting. I think that people in life act, but when you are on the stage or, in my case, also on screen, you have to be true. ---->>>

I don't believe in anything artificial. I don't believe in makeup. ---->>>

I feel best in nature or near nature. ---->>>

I felt very alone in Hollywood. ---->>>

I had immense ambition to become a really valuable actress. ---->>>

I know the good from the bad, also the in-between, but I was never political. ---->>>

I remember once Robert Taylor invited me to lunch. I asked him, 'What is your ambition?' He said, 'I want to have 10 very good suits.' ---->>>

I should have done more. I did too little of everything. ---->>>

I was one of the horses of the Louis B. Mayer stable, and I thought the films I was given after my Academy Awards were not worthy. ---->>>

I was very thin, like a boy, and I was very un-sexy. ---->>>

I would much rather be a bad Luise Rainer than a second someone else. ---->>>

In my acting, I have tried to do this - to present to audiences a living creature in whom they can recognise themselves or someone they know. ---->>>

Once, I was a bigger star than Greta Garbo. ---->>>

One can be more than once in love - that's the most important thing. ---->>>

One of the biggest dangers in Hollywood is becoming typed.

One of the biggest dangers in Hollywood is becoming typed.

Take a person like Julia Roberts: she does what she wants.

Take a person like Julia Roberts: she does what she wants.

The secret of a long life is to never trust a doctor.

The secret of a long life is to never trust a doctor.

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: 01-12, 1910
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, German Empire
Die: 12-30, 2014
Occupation: Actress
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Luise Rainer (; 12 January 1910 – 30 December 2014) was a German and American film actress. She was the first actor to win more than one Academy Award, and at the time of her death, the longest-lived recipient. Rainer began acting in Germany at age 16, being trained by Austria's leading stage director, Max Reinhardt (wikipedia)