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Above all else, deep in my soul, I'm a tough Irishwoman.
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After 20 years making films, I finally returned to the theatre in 1960.
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After I got to Hollywood, I resented that I didn't get a crack at more dramatic roles because I photographed so beautifully.
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Almost all of my friends in the picture business have died.
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As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic.
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Audiences in London called me the girl with the black cherry eyes.
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Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17. He later asked my parents if he could adopt me.
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Comedy is difficult, especially slapstick. The trick is to have fun while you are performing it.
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Daddy comforted me by being the most decent man I have ever known.
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Duke was my best friend for 40 years.
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Every star has that certain something that stands out and compels us to notice them.
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First marriage was never consummated. I was pushed into it. I went from there to the boat for the United States of America.
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God has a most wicked sense of humor.
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Henry Fonda gave me a spanking during a scene in Spencer's Mountain.
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How could you get angry with Jackie Gleason?
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How could you have had such a wonderful life as me if there wasn't a God directing?
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I am like many of the women I have played onscreen.
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I dainty little lass I wasn't. I looked twice my age until I turned 10 or 11.
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I didn't let anyone push me into things I didn't want to do where my career was concerned. So why did I crumble when it came to men?
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I don't remember having a crush on a boy when I was a girl. I don't even remember my first kiss.
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I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously.
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I had always been a tomboy - I still am, at heart.
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I had no money to pay for the meals. I had a bottle of vitamins. And I took all the vitamins, one after the other.
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I had to make the rounds and be seen at all the right places if I was ever going to be a star of any significance in Hollywood.
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I have never been openly defiant, not ever.
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I have never lost my faith in God.
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I have only part of my first finger.
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I knew that Jamaica Inn was going to make me a star.
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I know what John Wayne to the world. He was what they believed Americans were.
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I loved sports. I loved soccer, football. I loved the fights. So I enjoyed the stunts.
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I met Charlie in 1947 when I first went back to Ireland.
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I really wanted to be an opera soprano.
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I saw myself as Joan of Arc.
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I spent a great deal of time with Che Guevara while I was in Havana. I believe he was far less a mercenary than he was a freedom fighter.
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I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for.
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I was caught napping during a break on The Quiet Man. It was sunny and gorgeous almost every day.
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I was not the typical American movie star; I was very different from the other stars and starlets.
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I was tough. I was tall. I was strong. I didn't take any nonsense from anybody.
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I watch and listen to movies today and am shocked by the way actors deliver their lines. Everybody mumbles now and I don't understand why.
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I'm afraid a lot of the people today don't know which way to read the script, upside down, sideways or backward.
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I'm really honestly terrified about how much I should tell and how much I should still keep secret.
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I'm terrified about the day that I enter the gates of heaven and God says to me, just a minute.
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I'm very lucky I really had some wonderful movies.
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If you had to go somewhere, the studio sent a representative with you. You were sent in a limousine. And you were taken care of.
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In 1946, I fought to be recognized as Irish when I became a dual national.
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In the beginning it was all black and white.
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In the Virgin Islands we get a mist or fog from Africa at a certain time every year.
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Jimmy Stewart and I danced the twist in Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation.
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John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
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John Wayne was one of the greatest ambassadors for the United States that ever lived.
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Lost in a crowd of greats, not a single Oscar. That's showbiz.
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Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack.
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Many women have written to me over the years and said that I've been an inspiration to them.
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Marlon Brando wasn't Hollywood's favorite, not by a long shot.
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My early training in drama, music, and dance started at the age of 6 and continued for 11 years, until I made my first movie.
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My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace.
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My house here in LA is a disgrace. You go in the front door and you think you're going to be drowned in paper. It's all over the place.
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My whole life was foretold to me. An old Romany gypsy read my fortune.
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On July 1, 1952, I filed for divorce from William Houston Price on grounds of incompatibility. My 10-year nightmare had finally come to an end.
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One time I was taking a little too long in the toilet and Mr. Zanuck sent for me. And he said, what are you doing that takes so long?
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President Roosevelt assured me that Ireland would one day be part of the Communist bloc.
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Rehearsals for a play are always long and tiring. The rigorous work leading up to opening night was no surprise to me.
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Some time ago, I told Larry King that I planned to live to be 102. I still do.
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The depth of John Candy's talent did surprise me. He was one of my all-time favorite leading men.
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The Dinah Shore Show launched me as a musical guest star. It marked another turning point in my career.
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The Parent Trap gave my career another boost, starring in family comedies.
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The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills.
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The Queen Mary was the most civilized and luxurious way one could travel to America in the late 1930s.
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The studio thought I was crazy to perform all of my own fencing stunts, but I loved it.
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There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.
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They said my nose was too big and they wanted to bob my nose. I said, sorry. If that's what you want, buy me a ticket and I'll go home.
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Tough Brian Keith was a natural at comedy.
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When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped, I thought John Ford was a walking god.
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When I was young, I was told that I had a sulky, pouty face.
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When you try to battle with John Ford, you have to give in.
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Whether I liked it or not, I was now a property of the powerful Hollywood studio system.
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While one is working on a motion picture, it's natural to get mad at others from time to time.
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