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Eleonora Duse Quotes

Quotes by Eleonora Duse - (7 quotes)

Eleonora Duse - From the Aging category:

When we grow old, there can only be one regret - not to have given enough of ourselves. (Eleonora Duse)

Eleonora Duse - From the Criticism category:

To save the theatre, the theatre must be destroyed, the actors and actresses must all die of the plague. They poison the air, they make art impossible. It is not drama that they play, but pieces for the theatre. We should return to the Greek, play in the open air; the drama dies of stalls and boxes and evening dress, and people who come to digest dinner. (Eleonora Duse)

Eleonora Duse - From the Generosity category:

To help, to continually help and share, that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art. (Eleonora Duse)

Eleonora Duse - From the Humanity category:

If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea, and never come nearer to humanity than that! (Eleonora Duse)

Eleonora Duse - From the Joy category:

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. (Eleonora Duse)

Eleonora Duse - From the Morality category:

I did not use paint, I made myself up morally. (Eleonora Duse)

Eleonora Duse - From the Solitude category:

The one happiness is to shut one's door upon a little room, with a table before one, and to create; to create life in that isolation from life. (Eleonora Duse)