Best Quotes by Maggie Smith (Top 4)

  1. I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
  2. It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.
  3. Little girls, I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the crテδィme de la crテδィme. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.
  4. I said 'It can't go on' and he said 'No, it can't.' Honestly, I don't think I could have mattered less to him by then. But by then, nothing mattered to him.