Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it's a tragedy. A lot of people don't have the courage to do it.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Helen Hayes

acclaimed actress of stage and screen (1900-1993)

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