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“In London I have been by turns poor and rich, hopeful and despondent, successful and down and out, utterly miserable and ecstatically, dizzily happy. I belong to London as each of us can belong to only one place on this earth. And, in the same way, London belongs to me.”
“Very few among us are noble, or even mature, in all parts of our nature at the same time.”
“If my own experience had taught me anything, it was that, if a thing had to be done, it could be done.”
“'So this is America!' I exclaimed. 'Look at that bath, will you? Feel that delicious warmth. Central heating, my girl. No wonder they call this the most luxurious country on earth.'”
“Everything that has value has its price. Nothing worth having is ever handed to you gratis.”
Gertrude Lawrence, English actor, singer, dancer, musical comedy performer
(1898 - 1952)
Full name: Gertrud Alexandra Dagmar Lawrence Klasen.