I lied to everybody. I lie very well, being an actress, naturally.

— Lynn Fontanne

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We can be bought, but we can't be bored.


Telling a butler how to make good tea;

Warm the pot first, please, then put two heaping teaspoonfuls in the pot no bags in boiling water, and when it's in, stir it. And when it comes here, I will stir it again.


One reason we lasted so long is that we usually played two people who were very much in love. As we were realistic actors, we became those two people. So we had a divertissement: I had an affair with him, and he with me.