The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable.

— Lillian Gish

The most delicious Lillian Gish quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.


I never approved of talkies. Silent movies were well on their way to developing an entirely new art form. It was not just pantomine, but something wonderfully expressive.


Fans always write asking why I didn't smile more in films.

I smiled in `Annie Laurie`, but I can't recall that it helped much.


The stage was our school, our home, our life.


It had been drilled into us that when an audience pays to see a performance, it is entitled to the best performance you can give.Nothing in your personal life must interfere, neither fatigue, illness, nor anxiety--not even joy.


Love is a hard rock between two people and can't be torn apart


What you get is a living, what you give is a life.


Young man, if God had wanted you to see me that way, he would have put your eyes in your bellybutton.


It's a hard world for little things.


I've never been in style, so I can't go out of style.


I like people to come back and tell me what I did wrong. That's the kindest thing you can do.


Never get caught acting.


About Lillian Gish

Quotes 18 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Entertainer
Birthday October 16

As long as you are curious, you will never be bored.


I can't remember a time when I wasn't acting, so I can't imagine what I would do if I stopped now.


Hollywood - an emotional Detroit.


You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older.


Hollywood has turned into an emotional Detroit.