Eve Arden quotes
“If you can't be an athlete at least be an athletic supporter.”
“- Paul Biegler: You're fired.
- Maida Rutledge: You can't fire me until you pay me.”
“Oh, men. I never yet met one of them that didn't have the instincts of a heel. Sometimes I wish I could get along without them.”
“When men get around me, they get allergic to wedding rings.”
“Personally, Veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.”
“You can't have peace without a war.”
“I probably have too much sympathy for Mr. Brown and not enough patience with Mrs. Brown. We get cases like that every day. The wife is bored; marriage is just a habit. But on the other hand, she accepts everything her husband gives her.”
“I predict a hatchet murder before the night's over.”
“The better the teacher, the better the future of America.”
“So many people accept the negative. They are constantly blinded by that negative thing.”
“Wife-Mother-Actress-Author The world will remember.”
“Life is full of miracles, but they're not always the ones we pray for.”
“- Girl Goosed in class: I'm a little worried... I've missed my last two periods.
- Miss McGee: That's all right, dear, you can make them up after school.
[realizes after the girl left what kind of 'periods' she meant, stares in horror]”
“- Eve: I don't like to gossip, but that new gal seems to have an awful crush on Shakespeare!
- Susan: I wouldn't be surprised if they get married!”
“So nice to see you...”
“- Peerless Pauline: You're the man I've been dreaming of!
- J. Cheever Loophole: What do you eat before you go to bed?”
“- Peerless Pauline: I've waited so long to find someone like you.
- J. Cheever Loophole: Oh, someone like me, I'm not good enough for you, eh?”
“If you can't be an athlete, be an athletic supporter.”