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“Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.”
“The White House is one of the few places in downtown Washington where you can get something to eat after 11 o'clock at night.”
“Seal my lips on aches and pains. They are increasing, and love of rehearsing them is becoming sweeter as the years go by.”
“My mother was Irish and she was superstitious, if you'll forgive the tautology.”
“Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.”
“[Asked about her goal in life:] To live, live, live — and then live a little bit more.”
“Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.”
“Moments. A couple of moments that people remember, that they can take with them, is what makes a good movie.”
“Do you know what makes a movie work? Moments. Give the audience half a dozen moments they can remember, and they'll leave the theatre happy.”
“Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic.”
Rosalind Russell, U.S. actor, philanthropist
(1911 - 1976)
Full name: Rosalind Russell Brisson.