Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Joan Rivers
(1937-____) born on
Jun 8
US "comedian, talk show host". "She is famous for her dry wit; had her own talk show, "The Late Show," 1986-7; won Emmy for guest hosting "The Tonight Show," 1983."

"Yeah, I read history. But it doesn't make you nice. Hitler read history, too."

"I felt comedy ego beginning to grow, which gave me the courage to begin tentatively looking into myself for material."
I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking.
"Your anger can be 49 % and your comedy 51 %, and you're okay. If the anger is 51 %, the comedy is gone."
My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
R: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
A: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
N: ""Enter Talking," 1986."
K: "Television broadcast, BBC2, 23 Feb 1990."

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