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Ethel Merman

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I am known to be able to take care of myself when I become angry. I don't mince words.
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ETHEL MERMAN
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ETHEL MERMAN
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ETHEL MERMAN
I can hold a note as long as the Chase National Bank.
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Everything's coming up roses - for me.
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My beloved Mom and Pop always rated tops with each other, and that's the way it will always be.
ETHEL MERMAN
Always give them the old fire, even when you feel like a squashed cake of ice.
ETHEL MERMAN
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ETHEL MERMAN
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When I'm asked how to succeed in show business, I always say I haven't the foggiest.
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We would worry less about what others think of us if we realized how seldom they do.
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You grow up the first day you have your first good laugh-at yourself.
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It's saved many a guy from wives, girlfriends, whatever.
ETHEL SHATFORD
All my life I've been prejudiced against wealthy people.
ETHEL WATERS
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ETHEL WATERS
The face of Garbo is an Idea, that of Hepburn an Event.
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St. Louis Blues.
ETHEL WATERS
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ETHEL BUSSMAN
The condition of my child was very poor.
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I never heard any such conversation.
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That's all there is; there isn't any more.
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The people are unreal. The flowers are unreal, they don't smell. The food is unreal, it doesn't tast...
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ETHEL MUMFORD
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We all must pay the price to be our genuine selves.
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That's all there is; there isn't any more.
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I refuse to answer on the ground that this might be incriminating.
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The human contribution is the essential ingredient.
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Well, it was alleged that he was a member of the Communist Party.
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Deep Are the Roots.
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I have reason to be shy. I've been hurt plenty.
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Introspection! I hate it!
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I never let them cough. They wouldn't dare.
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You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself.
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Pinky.
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It used to be a buffet, but that would take forever now.
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Negroes are human beings with exactly the same faults and virtues as members of the other races.
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I never felt I belonged. I was always an outsider.
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Those Were the Good Old Days.
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What I spent, is gone; what I kept, I lost;/ but what I gave away will be mine forever.
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The greatest possession is self-possession.
ETHEL WATTS MUMFORD
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