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“Egotism — usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.”
“[On a dull party:] It was a fête worse than death.”
“Put me in the last fifteen minutes of a picture and I don't care what happened before. I don't even care if I was in the rest of the damn thing — I'll take it in those fifteen minutes.”
“A star is only as good as her last picture.”
“The more you kick something that's dead, the worse it smells.”
“[On Marilyn Monroe:] Her body has gone to her head.”
“Just be truthful — and if you can fake that, you've got it made.”
Barbara Stanwyck, U.S. actor
(1907 - 1990)
Real name: Ruby McGee Stevens.