A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.

— Louise Brooks

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The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.


When I went to Hollywood in 1927, the girls were wearing lumpy sweaters and skirts. I was wearing sleek suits and half naked beaded gowns and piles and piles of furs.


I do not excuse myself with the usual escape of 'not trying.' I tried with all my heart.


I learned to act by watching Martha Graham dance, and I learned to dance by watching Charlie Chaplin act.


If I ever bore you, it'll be with a knife.


There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.


The tragedy of film history is that it is fabricated, falsified, by the very people who make film history.


Writing is 1 percent inspiration, and 99 percent elimination.


Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren't much smarter.


After a person dies, his biographers feel free to give him a glittering list of intimate friends. Anecdotes are so much tastier spiced with expensive names.


Anyone who has achieved excellence in any form knows that it comes as a result of ceaseless concentration.


Love is a publicity stunt, and making love, after the first curious raptures, is only another petulant way to pass the time waiting for the studio to call.


About Louise Brooks

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it;

nor kept anything without wishing I had given it away.


Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead.

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