Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Sophie Tucker
(1884-1966) born on
Jan 13
US singer. "Her 62-year stage career included burlesque, vaudeville, and nightclubs billed her as the "last of the red-hot mamas.""

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F
Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends.

R
"From birth to 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. I'm saving my money."
A
"Gradually, at the concerts, I began to hear calls for 'the fat girl' . . . . Then I would jump up for the piano stool, forgetting about my size [145 lbs at age 13], and work to get all the laughs I could get."
N
"I've been rich and I've been poor; Believe me, honey, rich is better."
K
Keep breathing.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations," by Stephen Donadio, 1992."
R: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
A: "In "Born This Day, by Ed Morrow, 1995."
N: ""Some of These Days," 1945."
K: "Her reply, at the age of 80, when asked the secret of her longevity. Attrib."


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