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Marion Davies

"[To W.R. Hearst:] Love is not always created at the altar. Love doesn't need a wedding ring."

Marion Davies, The Times We Had: Life With William Randolph Hearst (1975)

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"W.R. ... wanted to make me an honest woman, which was rather ridiculous. ... When people get married, they get into a lapse of indifference. The husband thinks he can go out and do what he wants, and so does the wife. I used to see that all the time. Why should I run after a streetcar when I was already aboard?"

Marion Davies, The Times We Had: Life With William Randolph Hearst (1975)

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"W.R. always said to me, 'Never read any bad reviews about yourself. Read only the good ones.' ... I'd rather read the bad ones than the good ones anyway, because at least there are more of them."

Marion Davies, The Times We Had: Life With William Randolph Hearst (1975)

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"... an imitator is always a poor example."

Marion Davies, The Times We Had: Life With William Randolph Hearst (1975)

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"Henry Warner wouldn't spend a nickel to see an earthquake."

Marion Davies, The Times We Had: Life With William Randolph Hearst (1975)

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Marion Davies, U.S. actor, screenwriter, producer, philanthropist
(1897 - 1961)

Born Marion Cecilia Douras.