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, 1911 -
You know, there's nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It's kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen.
My love for ice cream emerged at an early age - and has never left!
When two people love each other, they don't look at each other, they look in the same direction.
Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we've lost and what leisure we've sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the United States in a matter of hours doesn't hold a candle to the dear, old-fashioned train ride.
Looking back at my life's voyage, I can only say that it has been a golden trip.
The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.
I yearned for a long, happy marriage with one person.
I traveled with my mother, Lela, and there was never enough money. I always had to roll down my silk stockings and carry a doll when we bought train tickets so I could go half-fare. If we had $3, we always figured how to tip for the trunks and still eat.
The most important thing in anyone's life is to be giving something. The quality I can give is fun and joy and happiness. This is my gift.
I enjoy sports, and love being involved in any outdoor sport from volleyball to softball. I'm not being immodest when I say I'm a natural athlete.
Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood.
Black And White
At the age of ten, I thought if a boy kissed you on the lips, you would have a baby, and I surely wasn't the only youngster who believed that!
Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time.
I try to feed my hunger rather than my appetite.
I believe in dressing for the occasion. There's a time for sweater, sneakers and Levis and a time for the full-dress jazz.
Gossip is hardly uplifting.
There's a verse in the Bible: 'Those who are barren have more children than those who give birth.' There are young people all over the world who come to me for advice and love. I have all the children I can handle.
I cannot abide stupidity, in myself or in others.
Over the years, myths were built up about my relationship with Fred Astaire. The general public thought he was a Svengali, who snapped his fingers for his little Trilby to obey; in their eyes, my career was his creation.
My mother told me I was dancing before I was born. She could feel my toes tapping wildly inside her for months.
People are still people no matter how you cut it.
I made my last motion picture in March 1965 for Magna Pictures. 'Harlow,' based on the life of actress Jean Harlow... I didn't know at the time that 'Harlow' would be my last motion picture.
While I was making my solo films, RKO was busily trying to get me and Fred Astaire back together. The studio wanted to capitalize on the success of 'Flying Down to Rio' and realized that the pairing of Rogers and Astaire had moneymaking potential.
One thing I turn my back on totally is the unsavory atmosphere at most discos.
My mother was a journalist, so writing is not unnatural to me.
Only I know my life.
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