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« on: February 07, 2018, 08:08:09 PM »

Memorable Quotes from Famous Celebrities of Yesteryears



My philosophy of life

“Between two evils, I always choose the one I never tried before.”
—Mae West

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“I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.”
—Eva Gabor

All about me

“Deep down, I’m pretty superficial.”
—Ava Gardner

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“God is in my head, but the devil is in my pants.”
—Jonathan Winters

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“I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.”
—Zsa Zsa Gabor

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“I feel that there is an angel inside me whom I am constantly shocking.”
—Jean Cocteau

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“It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.”
—Muhammad Ali

“Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.”
—Oscar Levant

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“I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed.”
—Robert Frost

Why I’m so great

“Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums.”
—Imelda Marcos

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“I’m not an egomaniac like a lot of people say. But I am the world’s best dancer, that’s for sure.”
—Michael Flatley

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I’m not conceited. Conceit is a fault and I have no faults.”
—David Lee Roth

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“I am a great mayor; I am an upstanding Christian man; I am an intelligent man; I am a deeply educated man; I am a humble man.”
—Marion Barry, Mayor of Washington, DC

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“It was God who made me so beautiful. If I weren’t, then I’d be a teacher.”
—Linda Evangelista, 1997

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“I’ve been through it all, baby. I’m Mother Courage.”
—Elizabeth Taylor

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“If I only had a little humility, I’d be perfect.”
—Ted Turner

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“I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say.”
—Marshall McLuhan

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“I never know how much of what I say is true.”
—Bette Midler

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“I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.”
—Ronald Reagan, October 20, 1965

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 “I think I may boast myself to be, with all possible vanity, the most unlearned and uninformed female who ever dared to be an authoress.”
—Jane Austen

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“My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave.”
—Burt Reynolds

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“I’m no actor, and I have sixty-four pictures to prove it.”
—Victor Mature

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“Of all the things I’ve ever lost I miss my mind the most.”
—Steven Tyler

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“I am not in the closet. I am not coming out of the closet. I am not gay.”
—Oprah Winfrey

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“I believe I’m a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life—ever.”
—Bill Clinton

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“I haven’t committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.”
—David Dinkins

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“I don’t care what is written about me so long as it isn’t true.”
—Katherine Hepburn

My philosophy on success

“I don’t meet competition. I crush it.”
—Charles Revson

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“I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them.”
—Ed Koch

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“I don’t want people to know what I’m actually like. It’s not good for an actor.”
—Jack Nicholson, 1993

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“When I sing, people shut up.”
—Barbra Streisand

What I think about sex

“Women need a reason to have sex—men just need a place.”
—Billy Crystal

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“Sex is good, but not as good as fresh sweet corn.”
—Garrison Keillor

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“Sex appeal is 50 per cent what you’ve got and 50 per cent what people think you’ve got.”
—Sophia Loren

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“Everyone probably thinks that I’m a raving nymphomaniac, that I have an insatiable sexual appetite, when the truth is I’d rather read a book.”
—Madonna (1991)

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“Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It’s part of the sizzle.”
—Camille Paglia

My thoughts on people

“I like dogs better [than people]. They give you unconditional love. They either lick your face or bite you, but you always know where they're coming from. With people, you never know which ones will bite. The difference between dogs and men is that you know where dogs sleep at night.”
—Greg Louganis

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“I love people. And when you love people that much that you’re disappointed in them every day, that love can turn to hate in a flash of a second.”
--Johnny Depp

My thoughts on men and women

“Feminism is just a way for ugly women to get into the mainstream of America.”
—Rush Limbaugh

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“The movie business divides women into ice queens and sluts, and there have been times I wanted to be a slut more than anything.”
—Sigourney Weaver

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“I dress for women, and undress for men.”
—Angie Dickinson

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“I like men to behave like men—strong and childish.”
—Françoise Sagan

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“I love the male body, it’s better designed than the male mind.”
—Andrea Newman

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“I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.”
—Zsa Zsa Gabor

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“I like two kinds of men: domestic and imported.”
—Mae West

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“I require three things in a man: He must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.”
—Dorothy Parker

What I want out of life

“If I die before my cat, I want a little of my ashes put in his food so I can live inside him.”
—Drew Barrymore (1998)

“I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don’t fight, I’ll eat this planet.”
—George Foreman

“I want a man who’s kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?”
—Zsa Zsa Gabor

Let me explain some of life’s little mysteries

“It’s funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life.”
—Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stone, December 2, 1976

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“Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head.”
—Carole Burnett

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“If I hadn’t been a woman, I’d have been a drag queen.”
—Dolly Parton

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“How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?”
—Zsa Zsa Gabor

—These were selected from the collection of Brain Candy Celebrity Quotes

N.B. This collection of quotes from famous celebrities was first featured in the Forum on February 12, 2011 under the title "Memorable Quotes from Famous Celebrities on Sundry Subjects." The composite photos of Hollywood and U.S. celebrities in this posting were recently added to the collection by the Forum.
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