Edith Evans Quotes

Home / Actress / Edith Evans Quotes
Dame Edith Evans

Dame Edith Evans in a 1973 portrait
Born Edith Mary Evans
(1888-02-08)8 February 1888
Pimlico, London, England
Died 14 October 1976(1976-10-14) (aged 88)
Kent, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 1910–1976
Spouse(s) George Booth (1925-1935)

I can't imagine going on when there are no more expectations.
When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
Edith Evans
What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that's what I want to give.
Edith Evans
I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.
Edith Evans
A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed on the bier.
Edith Evans