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Vivien Leigh – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Vivien Leigh

 

English people don’t have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.

– Vivien Leigh


People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can’t possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.

– Vivien Leigh


My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American.

– Vivien Leigh


You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can’t see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that’s me.

– Vivien Leigh


Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That’s why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.

– Vivien Leigh


I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.

– Vivien Leigh


Life is too short to work so hard.

– Vivien Leigh


I’ve always been mad about cats.

– Vivien Leigh


Sometimes I dread the truth of the lines I say. But the dread must never show.

– Vivien Leigh