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Bess Myerson

  • ... the accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.

    • Bess Myerson,
    • in Claire Safran, "Impeachment?" Redbook ()
  • You can't be beautiful and hate because hate is a corroding disease and affects the way you look. ... You can't hide it — ever. It shows in your eyes. It warps your expression. It affects your character, your personality.

    • Bess Myerson,
    • 1945, in Shana Alexander, When She Was Bad ()
  • You've got to love people, places, ideas; you've got to live with mind, body, soul; you've got to be committed; there is no life on the side-lines.

    • Bess Myerson
  • Everybody asks me, 'So, what are you doing now?' Why must I be doing something? All my life I've been doing something. All my life I've been doing. For now, I'm being — being quiet, being grateful.

    • Bess Myerson,
    • in Jennifer Preston, Queen Bess: An Unauthorized Biography of Bess Myerson ()
  • To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.

    • Bess Myerson

Bess Myerson, U.S. TV personality, consumer advocate

(1924)

Full name: Bess Myerson Grant.