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 Lillian Gish - “What you get is a living - what you give is a life”
 Lillian Gish - “What you get is a living, what you give is a life.”
 Lillian Gish - “A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning.”
 Peggy Gish - “Despite the tragedy, people are ready to come back and do the work.”
 Lillian Gish - “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 - “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.”
 Peggy Gish - “They had hints. They thought they had overheard on the TV about Tom (but) they weren't sure. They found out for sure (Thursday) morning.”
 Peggy Gish - “A lot of response you get depends on how you treat people. The American authorities, the American military have a different approach.”
 Lillian Gish - “You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.”
 Lillian Gish - “I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.”
 Lillian Gish - “Never get caught acting.”
 Dorothy Gish - “I'd like to make people who see me in comic pantomime on the screen feel the way Mark Twain makes his readers feel.”
 Dorothy Gish - “Do you know New York stifles me It makes me so unhappy. There are so many things I want, and so many things I cannot afford to have. I don't see how people ever have money enough to live here.”
 Dorothy Gish - “We do not get paid the exorbitant salaries folk believe, but because of our wealthy reputation we are made to suffer by dentists, doctors, lawyers, milliners. . . . I had two tiny cavities filled my dentist charged me 350 for less than an hour's work”
 Dorothy Gish - “I mean what good does it do anyone to kill themselves working, because the worms will get you in the end.”
 Lillian Gish - “Young man, if God had wanted you to see me that way, he would have put your eyes in your bellybutton.”
 Dorothy Gish - “I wanted to be a tragedienne. I only wanted sad parts. When mother read the press notices when I was on the road, saying I was a 'comedienne,' the tears rolled down my cheeks. I thought comedians had to have black on their faces, or red beards . . .”
 Lillian Gish - “The stage was our school, our home, our life.”
 Lillian Gish - “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.”
 Lillian Gish - “What you get is a living -- what you give is a life.”
 Lillian Gish - “You can get through life with bad manners, but its easier with good manners.”