Mary Pickford Quotes

Who is Mary Pickford?

Gladys Louise Smith, known professionally as Mary Pickford, was a Canadian-born American film actress and producer with a career spanning 50 years.

Born April 08, 1892
Died May 29, 1979

Best 11 Quotes by Mary Pickford

“Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.”

“Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

“I saw Hollywood born and I've seen it die...”

“I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely.”

“It's not the falling down that counts. It's the getting up.”

“Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.”

“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”

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“Those who never make mistakes lose a great many chances to learn something.”

“Today is a new day. You will get out of it just what you put into it.”

“Today is a new day. You will get out of it just what you put into it... If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, there is always another chance for you. And supposing you have tried and failed again and again, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

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