She will consider the possibility that the leaky vessel of her talent may be seaworthy after all. Instead of being dictated to by the waves of doubt that threaten to swamp all navigators, she’ll turn bravely into the wind. The moment she does is the moment I envy.
— Richard Russo, Straight Man

Miss Hiller, What is your method of acting?”
”Well, I have a bash at it, and if it doesn’t go, I have another bash at it.
— Dame Wendy Hiller, English stage and film actress who had a career that spanned 60 years.