Quotes by Bess Myerson

Bess Myerson

American politician and model

Alive from: 1924-2014

Category: Politics

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    All the praise I received couldn't substitute for the praise I had never received from my mother at home. I longed for some wonderful man to come and save me from my life - but there didn't seem to be any, at least not for me.
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    I'm not conniving - that has a pejorative context. I'm not sitting in back rooms making deals. That's not my style.
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    Mama never told me, 'Bess, you did good.' She wanted the best for us and she was an incredible administrator. She ran those three kids, that house, the whole bit. But if I looked fine, she'd find something wrong - the color, the hem... I used to tell her, 'Mama, don't worry when you're not with me, because you're with me.'
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    Not only do I have celebrity, but I have notoriety, which is sometimes more seductive.
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    Once people have seen four or five Henry Moores, they will have a sense of great art.
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    The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
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