Quotations From MRS CAMPBELL, PATRICK


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  • Does it really matter what these affectionate people do—so long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses!
    Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actress. Quoted in Mrs. Patrick Campbell, p. 78, Alan Dent (1961). Referring to rumors of a homosexual liaison between two actors.

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  • The deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-lounge.
    Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actor. Quoted in Alexander Woollcott, "The First Mrs. Tanqueray," While Rome Burns (1934). Woolcott commented of Mrs. Campbell, who is describing her recent marriage, "Her failure to be polite took on the proportions of a magnificent gesture." Birth name is Beatrice Stella Tanner.

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  • There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
    Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actor. My Life and Some Letters, ch. 19 (1922). Birth name is Beatrice Stella Tanner.

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