Sarah Bernardt on the art of acting

The dramatic art would appear to be rather a feminine art; it contains in itself all the artifices which belong to the province of woman: the desire to please, facility to express emotions and hide defects, and the faculty of assimilation which is the real essence of woman

Sarah Bernardt (1844-1923) a.k.a. “the most famous actress the world has ever known” on the art of acting

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