Quotes by Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead

American actress

Alive from: 1903-1968

Category: Movie

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    Cocaine isn't habit forming. I should know — I've been using it for years.
    Source: Tallulah: My Autobiography (1952)
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    I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
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    I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.
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    I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me.
    Source: Tallulah, Darling: A Biography of Tallulah Bankhead (1980)
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    I'm as pure as the driven slush.
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    I've been called many things, but never an intellectual.
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    I've tried several varieties of sex. The conventional position makes me claustrophobic and the others give me a stiff neck or lockjaw.
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    If I had my life to live again. I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
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    If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
    Source: Tallulah: My Autobiography (1952)
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    If you really want to help the American theater, don't be an actress, dahling. Be an audience.
    Source: Tallulah: My Autobiography (1952)
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    It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work - the night watchman.
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    It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.
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    Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, ''I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.''
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    No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification of Tallulah's husband. It's tough enough to be bogged down in a legend. It would be even tougher to marry one.
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    Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.
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