Category: Quotes

Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Mansfield

“A 41-inch bust and a lot of perseverance will get you more than a cup of coffee – a lot more.” -Jayne Mansfield “Most girls don’t know what to do with what they’ve got.” -Jayne Mansfield “I like being a pin-up girl. There’s nothing wrong with it.” -Jayne Mansfield “Carrying a baby is the most …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Kwan

“I don’t have that [need] to prove myself. I have a passion to do good roles but luckily I don’t have to do it for economic reasons. I’m not a big spender and I don’t need a lot of frills.” -Nancy Kwan “It’s not that I don’t like reading about myself. But I get unhappy …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Chanel

“Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.” -Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” -Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Grier

“But I just loved looking at the clothes of the ’70s.” – Pam Grier “I grew up in a family where we weren’t allowed to talk about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance.” – Pam Grier “I don’t believe that I should just do A-movies, I just do the work as an …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Gabor

“A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor “I call everyone ‘Darling’ because I can’t remember their names.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor “I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor “I want a man who’s kind and understanding. Is …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Ciccone

“I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” – Madonna “Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.” – Madonna 0

Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Kelly

“Other women looked on me as a rival. And it pained me a great deal. ” – Grace Kelly “I don’t want to be married to someone who feels inferior to my success or because I make more money than he does.” – Grace Kelly “As an unmarried woman, I was thought to be a …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Lamarr

“All creative people want to do the unexpected.” – Hedy Lamarr “I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” – Hedy Lamarr “Confidence is something you’re born with. I know I had loads of it even at the …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Parker

“I just don’t know. It’s like I can’t imagine anyone else playing Dorothy Gale — just Judy Garland (Wizard of Oz)” – Sarah Jessica Parker (when asked if someone else would be cast to play Carrie Bradshaw if a prequel were created after Candace Bushnell’s new book The Carrie Diaries) “Maybe our mistakes are what …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Horne

“I made a promise to myself to be kinder to other people.” – Lena Horne “I don’t have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I’d become. I’m me, and I’m like nobody else.” – Lena Horne “Always be smarter than the people who hire you.” – Lena Horne …

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