No, I was not born with a monocle in my eye.
What use is there for a biography of myself? I'm just a movie actor.
I can see now that I should have been strong enough to conquer myself.
Have you ever walked late at night through a forest when you are first in love?
An actor remembers his first piece of published praise. It is written on his heart.
Nothing seems to come up to your expectations. But nothing I had heard about Hollywood was enough.
I have no illusions about my art. I am what the public made me and, consequently, I am not likely to forget my debt to them.
I used to think then that I was Bohemian, but I know now that I am not. I prefer order and precision to untidiness and looseness.
In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician, the earthquake hit Hollywood. Not the real earthquake. Just the talkies.
I wish, naturally to prevent the possibility that someone may write an accidental, superficial, incomplete and perhaps untrue picture of me.