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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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I did my best, and God did the rest.

Tags: Best, God, Rest

Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.

Tags: Good, Humor, Time

A woman's gifts will make room for her.

Tags: Her, Room, Woman

Faith is the black person's federal reserve system.

Tags: Black, Faith, System

I don't belong on this earth. I always feel out of place - like a visitor.

Tags: Belong, Earth, Place

The entire race is usually judged by the actions of one man or woman.

Tags: Actions, Race, Woman

We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.

Tags: Friends, Respect, Sincerity

What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.

Tags: High, Place, Sincerity

You can best fight any existing evil from the inside.

Tags: Best, Evil, Fight

As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings.

Tags: Chicken, Diet, Roast

Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and Eddie Cantor... help us keep our balance.

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Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique.

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I always have the best of everything.

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I am loathe to get married again. I've been married enough; I just prefer to forget it.

Tags: Again, Enough, Forget

I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry.

Tags: Hope, Picture, Shall

I'm letting no man handle my bank account.

Tags: Bank, Handle, Letting

I've played everything but a harp.

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In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book.

Tags: Book, Character, Living

It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen.

Tags: After, Good, Looking

My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful.

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Playing the Mammy of Miss Leigh was just about the biggest thrill I've ever had.

Tags: Biggest, Miss, Playing

That's a powerful lucky rabbit's foot. I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it. I got my Warner contract, thanks to it.

Tags: Lucky, Powerful, Wind

When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them!

Tags: Forget, Mother, Trouble
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By using novels, I show ordinary kids confronting and overcoming great odds.

Tags: Great, Kids, Show

Old characters never die, but I do need to take a break from them in order to create new ones.

Tags: Die, Old, Order

On TV, stories and events are finalized in 30 or 60 minutes, or neatly tied up after a season or two. The best stories are the ones that force us to come to our own conclusions and to explain why we believe in our conclusions.

Tags: After, Best, Why

What really grabs me is when a reader writes to express her personal story and how a book helped her situation, or her acceptance of a situation she can't change. I read some sad cases in my snail and electronic mail. I respond to all I can, affirming that they are the true heroes of life because they are fighting through adversity and surviving.

Tags: Change, Life, Sad