Maude Adams - Quotes

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Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best. ---->>>

Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success. ---->>>

If I have smashed the traditions, it was because I knew no traditions. ---->>>

I had very little confidence in myself as an actress. ---->>>

I've changed my mind about the interview. I shall never give interviews. ---->>>

When I was about 15... I made my first attempt as a leading lady, and was, of course, a complete failure. ---->>>

Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us. ---->>>

Genius is the talent for seeing things straight. ---->>>

You may shelve your Shakespearian plans for the present. I am going to play Peter Pan. ---->>>


Maude Adams profile (maude-adams.png)
Nationality: American
Born: November 11, 1872
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Die: 07-17, 1953
Occupation: Actress

Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden (November 11, 1872 – July 17, 1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American actress who achieved her greatest success as the character Peter Pan, first playing the role in the 1905 Broadway production of Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. Adams's personality appealed to a large audience and helped her become the most successful and highest-paid performer of her day, with a yearly income of more than one million dollars during her peak (wikipedia)