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Anna Held Quotes


Helene Anna Held was a Polish-born stage performer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband.
(1873 - 1918)

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A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.
 

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.
 

At home in Paris I take a milk bath two times a week, but here on the road it is more difficult. I miss them.
 

Charm them with your presence as soon as they look at you.
 

Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
 

For a married woman to flirt is a sin.
 

How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy.
 

I am very, very proud of my ability as a cook.
 

I do not care for the money, just for the glory.
 

I do not like vaudeville, but what can I do? It likes me.
 

I do not say anything from jealousy.
 

I don't believe in hasty marriages.
 

I don't want to get married, and I don't want to work after I'm 30, so I must manage my fortune somehow in the next seven years.
 

I have given up trying to be happy. It is no use an leads to nothing.
 

I have never known the time when I did not wear stays. My stays are part of me.
 

I know I am very beautiful.
 

I let my personal feelings take care of themselves. I find that works better.
 

I read the papers every day just to discover if one mentions Anna Held.
 

I speak English, so I am no longer cute. My tongue itches for French.
 

I think the eyes flirt most. There are so many ways to use them.
 


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