Dagmar Godowsky Quotes

Too late! The two saddest words in any tongue.

[On Rachmaninoff:] He was the most Russian of them all, like a cathedral in the snow. Holy, wintry, infinite, he was all the Russias.

[When asked how many husbands she’d had:] Two of my own, my dear, and several of my friends’.

[On Nijinksy:] Ah, he took my breath away! The body that man had, the controlled power, the iron fragility. He was a note of music. He was dance!

Lazy people always work harder than anyone else; they’re so eager to get through and lie down again.

In those days I was a slip of a thing with a divine figure and a face I was certain drove men wild. There is no doubt that I was the most conceited thing that ever lived. I simply adored Dagmar Godowsky and it was a passion that has withstood the test of time.

I always loved being with older people. Now they’re so difficult to find.

I’ve always burned my bridges before me.