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“Almost anyone who has ever attained any kind of public stature in his or her profession can expect sometimes to see a reflection in a cracked mirror.”
“... where is the 'punch' in sweetness and light?”
“The first person I ever cared deeply and sincerely about was — myself.”
“Movie actors were outcasts admitted to none of the good clubs, seldom invited into the swank homes — and apartment houses featured signs reading: No dogs, children, or actors!”
“... it isn't in my nature to cry for very long. It is one of the blessings of my life that things that are past — are past. Yesterday's calamities are merely today's challenge. I can get down — but I can't stay there.”
Louella Parsons, U.S. first movie columnist
(1881 - 1972)
Full name: Louella Rose Oettinger Parsons McCaffrey Martin.