Category: Quotes

Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Dandridge

“It [prejudice] is such a waste. It makes you logy and half-alive. It gives you nothing. It takes away.” – Dorothy Dandridge 0PinterestTumblrTwitterFacebookGoogle+email

Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Hepburn

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn “I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.” – Audrey Hepburn “There are certain shades …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Leigh

“I’m not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.” – Vivien Leigh “I know I am right for Scarlett. I can convince Mr. Selznick.” – Vivien Leigh “Comedy is much more difficult than tragedy-and a much better training, I …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Moreno

“Bigger than life is not difficult for me. I am bigger than life.” – Rita Moreno “They’ve had to overcome a great deal – not as much as I did – but it’s become OK to be Latino.” – Rita Moreno 0PinterestTumblrTwitterFacebookGoogle+email

Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Welch

“Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict.” -Raquel Welch “We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.” -Raquel Welch “I was not a classic mother. But my kids were never palmed off to boarding …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Olsson

“One of my nicknames is ‘Slugger,’ referring to the fact that even when I get knocked down, I get back up again.” – Ann-Margret Olsson “I was very flattered by the sex-kitten thing because I never thought of myself as that.” – Ann-Margret Olsson “The critics had an image of me, and they wouldn’t accept …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Bailey

“No one can figure out your worth but you.” – Pearl Bailey “Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.” – Pearl Bailey “I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.” …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Gardner

“I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.” – Ava Gardner         0PinterestTumblrTwitterFacebookGoogle+email

Mlle Wong

“Every time your picture is taken, you lose a part of your soul.” – Anna May Wong 0PinterestTumblrTwitterFacebookGoogle+email

Mlle Taylor

“I have a woman’s body and a child’s emotions.” – Elizabeth Taylor 0PinterestTumblrTwitterFacebookGoogle+email