Ginger Rogers quotes
“Those pictures I made with Fred Astaire will hold up on today's TV and all types of people praise them. They were made for sheer entertainment, fun and yes, we had fun making them, though in those days before the Screen Actors Guild we'd sometimes work through the nights, two days at a time. And at the end of those long stretches, that's when...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Barnaby: I was just thinking, it's queer about people.
- Mrs. Edwina Fulton: What about people?
- Barnaby: Through no fault of their own they get older.
- Mrs. Edwina Fulton: Now, that's a profound remark.
- Barnaby: They get older, something happens to them.
- Mrs. Edwina Fulton: Are you referring to me Barnaby?
- Barnaby: Nah, I was thinking...” (continue)(continue reading)
“When I dance with you, I want to dance with all of you. I don't want your brain to be somewhere else.”
“- Jerry Travers: I'm sorry! I didn't realize I was disturbing you. You see, every once in a while I suddenly find myself... dancing.
- Dale Tremont: Oh, I suppose it's some kind of an affliction.”
“The biggest reason a celebrity loses his old friends is that unless they become celebrities too, they can't compete with you, spending-wise. Even the few who wish to try.”
“There's a lot of living to do in this world. And if you're worthwhile, you get hurt.”
“- Dale Tremont: Madge, have you any objections if I scare your husband so that he'll never look at another woman?
- Madge Hardwick: Dale, no husband is ever too scared to look.”
“- Fred Ayres: The trick is to keep your mind a blank.
- Honey Hale: With that music?”
“You're the kind of people Hitler counted on when he started this war. Talk! Talk! Talk! And never think!”
“- Jean Maitland: I didn't like the way he looked at me.
- Annie: You should be glad he looked at you at all.
- Jean Maitland: He kinda makes you feel like you ought to run home and put on a tin overcoat.”
“- Susan Applegate: What do you expect me to do?
- Lucy Hill: Help.”
“- Terry Randall: I see that, in addition to your other charms, you have that insolence generated by an inferior upbringing.
- Jean Maitland: Hmm! Fancy clothes, fancy language and everything!
- Terry Randall: Unfortunately, I learned to speak English correctly.”
“No one could teach you to dance in a million years. Take my advice and save your money!”
“I didn't ask to marry a Strafford, a Strafford asked to marry me. I married a man, not an institution or a trust fund or a bank.”
“We started off on the wrong foot. Let's stay that way.”