For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno and the hide of a rhinoceros.

Ethel Barrymore

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Barrymore, Ethyl. Quoted in The Theatre in the Fifties, written by George Jean Nathan. Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.