Marian Seldes - Quotes

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Confidence has nothing to do with what you look like. If you obsess over that, you'll end up being disappointed in yourself all the time. Instead, high self-esteem comes from how you feel in any moment. So walk into a room acting like you're in charge, and spend your energy on making the people around you happy.

Confidence has nothing to do with what you look like. If you obsess over that, you'll end up being disappointed in yourself all the time. Instead, high self-esteem comes from how you feel in any moment. So walk into a room acting like you're in charge, and spend your energy on making the people around you happy.

I know I'm funny, because I'm eccentric, I'm odd. I'm not what you expect. ---->>>

All I've done is live my life in the theater and loved it. ---->>>

If you're unhappy in a relationship, I think you just don't trust yourself for getting into another one.

If you're unhappy in a relationship, I think you just don't trust yourself for getting into another one.

I have had a career in which, almost without exception, every single person I've worked with has helped me. ---->>>

The kind of acting I love is when you watch and you discover what you think perhaps you weren't supposed to see: the chink in the armor.

The kind of acting I love is when you watch and you discover what you think perhaps you weren't supposed to see: the chink in the armor.

There's no trick of teaching acting. Either someone wants to do it and is gifted, or not. ---->>>

I grew up in a house where language was appreciated and cared about. I'm sure that, although I wasn't aware of it at the time, it must have made an impression on me. ---->>>

I think of myself as only being an actress when I'm acting, but my friends will say I act all the time. ---->>>

I try to find humor in everything I do, because I think all great plays - even great tragedies - have enormous humor in them. ---->>>

I've been, for want of a better phrase, a supporting actress so much of my life. ---->>>

If I had a religious belief, I would want it to be as strong as my belief in the theater. ---->>>

Theatre is where I am confident and happy. ---->>>

I always think of myself as an 18-year-old beginning my career, all the time. ---->>>

I'm fairly obedient. I do what I'm told. ---->>>

Unfortunately, there are mental invalids of every age who exist on other people's terms. It's lazy for older persons to let others make up their minds for them. People have to overcome that. ---->>>

I've never been obsessed by how I looked. In fact, I would rather have looked more ordinary so I could play more parts more truthfully. ---->>>

People say, 'How can you stay in a play for a long time?' I say, 'The audience is never the same.' ---->>>

An actress spends a lifetime observing people. You build up a mental library. No, not a library. Make that a repository. ---->>>

I'm not a good tourist. I don't like walking around and looking at things. I like being in a city and working and finding out how other people live. ---->>>

When I began to act, I was about 6 years old. Everything you learned, every period of history you studied, you did a play about it. ---->>>

Acting takes so much energy.

Acting takes so much energy.

I almost never go to the theatre without seeing someone I've taught or known at Juilliard. ---->>>

I love being with someone, taking care of someone. ---->>>

I would hate to think of the theatre world without critics. Without them, we'd not have the record of each season. ---->>>

How do people who live utterly alone survive? There are so many things that won't open. I've got a few dresses in New York, and I can somehow get them on, but I can't get them off. ---->>>

I think the first time I was ever really conscious of the difference between people's voices was that my mother's voice was so soft and gentle and her pronunciation was so perfect. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-23, 1928
Birthplace: New York City
Die: 10-06, 2014
Occupation: Actress
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Marian Hall Seldes (August 23, 1928 – October 6, 2014) was an American stage, film, radio and television actress whose career spanned over 60 years. A five-time Tony Award nominee, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Delicate Balance in 1967, and received subsequent nominations for Father's Day (1971), Deathtrap (1978–82), Ring Round the Moon (1999) and Dinner at Eight (2002) (wikipedia)