Vivien Leigh Quotes

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Born: November 5, 1913, Darjeeling, West Bengal, British India. [now India]
Birth Country: British India (now India)
Died: Belgravia, London, England, UK, July 8, 1967
Occupation: Actor

1.
Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.
- Vivien Leigh

2.
English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.
- Vivien Leigh

3.
I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.
- Vivien Leigh

4.
I've always been mad about cats.
- Vivien Leigh

5.
Life is too short to work so hard.
- Vivien Leigh

6.
My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American.
- Vivien Leigh

7.
People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.
- Vivien Leigh

8.
Sometimes I dread the truth of the lines I say. But the dread must never show.
- Vivien Leigh

9.
You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me.
- Vivien Leigh

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