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A rich man can afford to be generous to many.
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Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.
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All my life I had been fulfilling right conditions and expecting good results. I know that I am and will always be essentially alone.
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All the dapper gentlemen, all like my father... young and old.
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All the way from Seattle I had been bumped up into first class because the captain liked me in the movies.
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Aside from my son, no person has ever shown for me the gentle concern I knew from Governor Adlai Stevenson.
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At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories, everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar. There was no category for what I did.
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At the beginning of the war I had married the boy I had known for two weeks. When he came home, we were strangers. The marriage died.
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Canadians are inclined to leap a lot, particularly if anyone is watching. When you've seen one leaping Canadian, you've seen them all.
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God bless the Screen Actors Guild. It went to bat for me.
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I accepted the role of the Demon in the film The Exorcist in 1973.
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I am a person who needs heroes and heroines.
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I am responsible for no one but myself.
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I am rich from the bequests other gifted people have seen fit to leave to me.
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I believe in joy, but I believe in the flip-side, agony.
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I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic death or incurable insanity, or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
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I can only know what love is insofar as I can feel it.
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I cannot sustain hate for longer than a couple of years.
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I didn't find it difficult to call my mother's spirit to tell her I hoped she knew that the only thing that ever stood between herself and me had been a mirror!
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I don't think I should have been married... to anybody.
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I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy.
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I drank like everybody else, for a while.
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I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent when people prate to me about the glory of being given another chance to live happily ever after!
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I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits.
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I have no use for people who hunt for what they call sport.
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I have reached a state in life where I can buy a whole house full of chairs and can bump into them until they are black and blue.
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I lose all control after two drinks of anything.
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I loved playing the part of the feisty Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker.
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I never wanted a Guardian Angel. I didn't ask for one. One was assigned to me.
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I think The Exorcist was the hardest work I've ever done.
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I was an Irish Catholic Democrat who had lost two sons. I was within shouting distance of Mrs. Rose Kennedy.
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I was taught to be anti-Jewish.
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I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers to die in the dressing room.
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I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids, and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie! Again!
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I'm glad I am a woman who once danced naked in the Mediterranean Sea at midnight.
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I've always had bronchitis. I've been administered the Sacrament of Death three times for it.
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If I had taken one-tenth of all the prescriptions prescribed for me, I would be long since dead. I never did take much medicine.
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If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder, I shall decline the invitation.
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It is a remarkably beautiful piece of home furnishing, the Oscar. I used to keep it up in front of a mirror so that it looked like two.
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Jimmy Dean and I would say to each other, If you weren't here, I'd kill myself, on the set of Giant.
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Joan Crawford is a movie queen. I had never met one before. I know now what I don't want to be.
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Like many alcoholics, I was a staggering woman in a chic apartment, sick and utterly disgusting.
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More than anything, I am grateful for not being in prison.
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Most people call me Mercy. I like it.
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Mrs. Kennedy told me I must walk three and one-half miles a day through all the weather of the year if I would keep my figure.
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My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
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My body lacks certain faculties, certain vitally needed faculties to burn off and throw off alcohol.
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My name is real, which probably explains why I never became a superstar... how would that look in lights?
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My only true harmony lies deep within my soul, wherever that is. I know that somehow I am in tune with the universe.
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My second marriage had a lot to do with alcohol.
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Neiman-Marcus is one thing, and the Dallas Cowboys are another.
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One can't always count on the serenity of a city at midnight.
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One in three people pop some kind of drug to alter reality.
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One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic to stimulate my acting career.
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Only a certain breed of actor should ever even try to work for Orson Welles. I'm glad I'm one of that breed.
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Room 200 qualified as a legitimate part of the Algonquin Hotel. There is even a small and select cult of those of us who have called it home.
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So many people have really wanted to die. They seem ashamed to say so. I think it would help if they would say so.
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The great people I've met always have time for the niceties.
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The last thing in the world I wanted to do was drink the wine vinegar. I tried.
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The most amazing thing about me is that I am still here.
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There are zillions of people who say that alcoholism is a disease, but not many of them believe it.
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When I am rehearsing for a play, I try to read nothing that might distract my concentration from the work in progress.
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With two leftover husbands to account for, my wicked soul has just about shriveled and died.
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Young Jimmy Dean fell off the world as suddenly as he had come.
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