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I wish, naturally to prevent the possibility that someone may write an accidental, superficial, incomplete and perhaps untrue picture of me. Conrad Veidt#Accidental 69
Conrad Veidt#Accidental 69
It is precisely as though I were possessed by some other spirit when I enter on a new task of acting, as though something within me presses a switch and my own consciousness merges into some other, greater, more vital being. Conrad Veidt#Acting 67
Conrad Veidt#Acting 67
I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in order to qualify in medicine, and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener - and secret - wish to become an actor. Conrad Veidt#Actor 65
Conrad Veidt#Actor 65
I can see now that I should have been strong enough to conquer myself. Conrad Veidt#Conquer 63
Conrad Veidt#Conquer 63
I turned down the first script offered to me, and the second. I lay on my back one day under an umbrella, in the garden, reading the third, and wondered why I had turned down the first. Conrad Veidt#Down 60
Conrad Veidt#Down 60
So now it is time to disassemble the parts of the jigsaw puzzle or to piece another one together, for I find that, having come to the end of my story, my life is just beginning. Conrad Veidt#Another 59
Conrad Veidt#Another 59
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. Conrad Veidt#Art 55
Conrad Veidt#Art 55
For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning. Conrad Veidt#Achieving 54
Conrad Veidt#Achieving 54
My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son. Conrad Veidt#Amount 48
Conrad Veidt#Amount 48
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. Conrad Veidt#Bohemian 47
Conrad Veidt#Bohemian 47
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