Ethel Merman quotes
“Be yourself -- it's the one thing you can do better than anyone else.”
- Emmeline Marcus-Finch: Oh Russell, I feel sick.
- J. Russell Finch: Now take it easy honey, these things happen you know.
- Mrs. Marcus: Now what kind of an attitude is that, "these things happen"? They only happen because this whole country is just full of people, who when these things happen, they just say "these things happen," and that's... (continue)(continue reading)
“Broadway has been very good to me. But I've been very good to Broadway, too.”
“I remember Tallulah (Bankhead) telling of going into a public ladies' room and discovering there was no toilet tissue. She looked underneath the booth and said to the lady in the next stall, 'I beg your pardon, do you happen to have any toilet tissue in there?' The lady said no. So Tallulah said, 'Well, then, darling, do you have two fives for a...” (continue)(continue reading)
“You'll never prove you're too good for a job by not doing your
“Exactly like your father: a big, stupid, muscle-headed moron!”