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Sarah Bernhardt

  • Slow down? Rest? With all eternity before me?

    • Sarah Bernhardt,
    • in Cornelia Otis Skinner, Elegant Wits and Grand Horizontals ()
  • Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.

    • Sarah Bernhardt,
    • in Cornelia Otis Skinner, Madame Sarah ()
  • One should hate very little, because it's extremely fatiguing. One should despise much, forgive often and never forget. Pardon does not bring with it forgetfulness; at least not for me.

    • Sarah Bernhardt,
    • in Cornelia Otis Skinner, Madame Sarah ()
  • [When asked in her later years why her Paris apartment was located up so many flights of stairs:] Dear friend, it's the only way I can still make the hearts of men beat faster.

    • Sarah Bernhardt,
    • in Herman G. Weinberg, Saint Cinema: Selected Writings 1929-1970 ()

Sarah Bernhardt, French actor

(1844 - 1923)

Born: Henriette Rosine Bernard.