Living like Louise Brooks

Living like Louise Brooks

American actress Louise Brooks is one of those muses who inspire us even through generations. She was the main sex symbol of the Silent Era.

Enjoy the best Louise Brooks quotes and photos!

 

“A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.”

“A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.”

“The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body, but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.”

“The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body, but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.”

“Writing is 1 percent inspiration, and 99 percent elimination.”

“Writing is 1 percent inspiration, and 99 percent elimination.”

“I have been taking stock of my 50 years since I left Wichita in 1922 at the age of 15 to become a dancer with Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. How I have existed fills me with horror. For I have failed in everything -- spelling, arithmetic, riding, tennis, golf; dancing, singing, acting; wife, mistress, whore, friend. Even cooking.

“I have been taking stock of my 50 years since I left Wichita in 1922 at the age of 15 to become a dancer with Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. How I have existed fills me with horror. For I have failed in everything — spelling, arithmetic, riding, tennis, golf; dancing, singing, acting; wife, mistress, whore, friend. Even cooking.