25 Motivational Uta Hagen Quotes For Success In Life

Uta Thyra Hagen was an American actress and theatre practitioner. She originated the role of Martha in the 1962 Broadway premiere of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee, who called her “a profoundly truthful actress”. These Uta Hagen Quotes are about her career in films and personal life experiences.

Best Uta Hagen Quotes

  1. “The knowledge that every day there is something more to learn, something higher to reach for, something new to make for others, makes each day infinitely precious” – Uta Hagen
  2. “We must overcome the notion that we must be regular… it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.” – Uta Hagen
  3. “No work of art is ever finished, nothing is ever static, no performance is for keeps.” – Uta Hagen
  4. “All tedious research is worth one inspired moment.” – Uta Hagen
  5. “To rebel or revolt against the status quo is in the very nature of an artist.” – Uta Hagen
  6. “If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn’t be an actor. You’re in the wrong profession.” – Uta Hagen
  7. “One cannot demand of art that it pay you in any other way than in the satisfaction of the work itself.” – Uta Hagen
  8. “Once in a while, there’s stuff that makes me say, That’s what theatre’s about. It has to be a human event on the stage, and that doesn’t happen very often.” – Uta Hagen
  9. “Keep pace with the present. Take a trip to the moon. envision the future.” – Uta Hagen

  10. “The need to be loved and protected is at a peak when we feel abandoned and are particularly vulnerable to difficult circumstances.” – Uta Hagen
  11. “I love going to the movies; I love watching good movie actors. They must know something I don’t.” – Uta Hagen
  12. “We were not allowed to say, Screw, but we could say, Hump the hostess, because hump is in Shakespeare.” – Uta Hagen
  13. “I have disassociated myself from that book.” – Uta Hagen
  14. “I love playing Chekhov. That’s the hardest; that’s why I love it most.” – Uta Hagen
  15. “Working with Brando was fun. It was like a tennis match. We played unbelievably well together.” – Uta Hagen
  16. “I’m a bad liar; I don’t know what to say backstage.” – Uta Hagen
  17. “I won’t go to England because they won’t let my dog in.” – Uta Hagen

  18. “I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre. When I go to the theatre, I get so angry. I don’t go.” – Uta Hagen
  19. “Maybe the one I enjoyed playing most was A Month in the Country.” – Uta Hagen
  20. “Marlon was so sensitive, you thought the poor guy just had a bad education.” – Uta Hagen
  21. “Awards don’t really mean much.” – Uta Hagen
  22. “Usually, someone who’s in a show gets me a ticket. I feel cornered. I can’t walk out if I don’t like it.” – Uta Hagen
  23. “We had a relationship that lasted 44 years. Herbert and I lived together 10 years before we were married. He always gave me a little heart for whatever anniversary.” – Uta Hagen
  24. “Working with Brando was fun. It was like a tennis match. We played unbelievably well together.” – Uta Hagen
  25. “We had a relationship that lasted 44 years. Herbert and I lived together 10 years before we were married. He always gave me a little heart for whatever anniversary.” – Uta Hagen

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