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.""

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

"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."
"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."
"I've been rich and I've been poor; Believe me, honey, rich is better."
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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