Tuesday June 7th 2011

Thought for the Day

“This thing that we call ‘failure’
is not the falling down,
but the staying down.”

~ Mary Pickford
(1892-1979)



*Gladys Marie Smith (Mary Pickford)

Born: April 8, 1892 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: May 29, 1979 (age 87) Santa Monica, California, U.S.

A Canadian-born motion picture actress, co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Known as “America’s Sweetheart,” “Little Mary” and “The girl with the curls,” she was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the development of film acting.

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