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Illustrious Quotes from Classic Hollywood Actresses

12 Feb

In point of fact, I am amazed by actresses from the Hollywood’s Golden Age who are entertaining yet really clever to answer and express themselves truthfully in the sphere of film archive and mass media.  So, I rustle up a shortlist of my favorite silver screen Mademoiselles along with their remarkable speech marks about their prestige life and apprehensions in movie industry.

Greta Garbo
The Swedish Sphinx

“Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you’re just fair game.”

Katharine Hepburn
First Lady of Cinema

“Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I’ve had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh.”

Lucille Ball
The First Lady of Television

“Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.”

Ginger Rogers
The Hollywood’s Highest Paid Star of 1942

“Intelligence, adaptability and talent. And by talent I mean the capacity for hard work. Lots of girls come here with little but good looks. Beauty is a valuable asset, but it is not the whole cheese.”

Myrna Loy
Queen of Hollywood

“Why does every black person in the movies have to play a servant? How about a black person walking up the steps of a courthouse carrying a briefcase?”