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I never did pal around with actresses. Their talk usually bored me to tears.
 

I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.
[Bodies]
 

I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back.
 

I survived because I was tougher than anybody else.
 

I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
 

I was the Marlon Brando of my generation.
 

I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
 

I will never be below the title.
 

I will not retire while I've still got my legs and my make-up box.
 

I work to stay alive.
 

I'd luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.
[Funny]
 

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
[Marriage]
 

I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.
 

I've always liked men better than women.
 

I've lost my faith in science.
 

If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.
 

In this business, until you're known as a monster you're not a star.
 

In this rat-race everybody's guilty till proved innocent!
 

It is my last wish to be burried sitting up.
 

Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it.
[Life]
 


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