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“A house is not a home.”
“... I am one of those people who just can't help getting a kick out of life — even when it's a kick in the teeth.”
“Your heart often knows things before your mind does ...”
“... every day he sent me more gardenias than most people go to the grave with.”
“I couldn't live my reputation down — all right then, I'd live up to it.”
“... the grocer, the butcher, the baker, the merchant, the landlord, the druggist, the liquor dealer, the policeman, the doctor, the city father and the politician — these are the people who make money out of prostitution ...”
“Too many cooks spoil the brothel.”
“It's not the college degree that makes a writer. The great thing is to have a story to tell.”
Polly Adler, U.S. madam
(1900 - 1962)