Talk:Louise Brooks

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  • A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.
  • Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead.
  • I learned how to act by watching Martha Graham dance and I learned how to dance by watching Charles Chaplin act.
  • Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren't much smarter.
  • Love is a publicity stunt, and making love - after the first curious raptures - is only another petulant way to pass the time waiting for the studio to call.
  • The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.
  • There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.
  • I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it; nor kept anything without wishing I had given it away.