Mary Pickford quotes

Who on Earth 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.

Mary Pickford quotes

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

Mary Pickford

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

Mary Pickford

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

Mary Pickford

“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.”

Mary Pickford

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

Mary Pickford

“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.”

Mary Pickford

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

Mary Pickford

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

Mary Pickford

“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.”

Mary Pickford

“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.”

Mary Pickford