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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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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 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         0