ginger rogers Quotes

I did everything Fred did, only backwards and in high heels.
— Ginger Rogers
Gossip is hardly uplifting.
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— Ginger Rogers
You know, there's nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women.
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— Ginger Rogers
Like most actors, I've always been grateful for Chinese restaurants; they were often the only places that stayed open late enough for performers to get hot food after the show.
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— Ginger Rogers
Rhythm is born in all of us. To be a desirable dancing partner, you don't have to do all the intricate fancy steps that happen to be in vogue. All you have to do is be a good average dancer, and anybody who spends the time and effort can accomplish this.
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— Ginger Rogers
If I've learned any one lesson from life, it's this: If you don't stand for something, you will stand for anything.
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— Ginger Rogers
The fun, joy, and humor dry up in a relationship when one of the partners is swimming in gin. To my way of thinking, it is selfishness personified to see life through the bottom of a liquor bottle.
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— Ginger Rogers
Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood.
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— Ginger Rogers
Hollywood is like an empty wastebasket.
— Ginger Rogers
My mother told me I was dancing before I was born. She could feel my toes tapping wildly inside her for months.
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— Ginger Rogers
My love for ice cream emerged at an early age - and has never left!
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— Ginger Rogers
Looking back at my life's voyage, I can only say that it has been a golden trip.
— Ginger Rogers
There's nothing a man can do, that I can't do better and in heels
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— Ginger Rogers
There are no small parts. Only small actors.
— Ginger Rogers
When you're happy, you don't count the years.
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— Ginger Rogers
I believe in dressing for the occasion. There's a time for sweater, sneakers and Levis and a time for the full-dress jazz.
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— Ginger Rogers
I believe in living each day as it comes, to the best of my ability. When it's done, I put it away, remembering that there will be a tomorrow to take it's place. If I have any philosophy, that's it. To me it's not a fatalistic attitude.
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— Ginger Rogers
The most important thing in anyone's life is to be giving something. The quality I can give is fun, joy and happiness. This is my gift.
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— Ginger Rogers
You've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything
— Ginger Rogers
You know, there's nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It's kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen.
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— Ginger Rogers
I don't care what the critics say. My fabulous mom will give me a good review if nobody else does...
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— Ginger Rogers
Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time.
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— Ginger Rogers
When two people love each other, they don't look at each other, they look in the same direction.
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— Ginger Rogers
I do everything the man does, only backwards and in high heels!
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— Ginger Rogers
The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.
— Ginger Rogers
'Flying Down to Rio' established RKO as a leader in musical film production throughout the 1930s. The film helped to rescue the studio from its financial straits and it gave a real boost to my movie career.
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— Ginger Rogers
I had been making films for almost ten years, and the head men at RKO thought of me only in terms of musicals. I found no fault with that, except I just couldn't stand being typed or pigeonholed as only a singing and dancing girl. I wanted to extend my range.
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— Ginger Rogers
Beauty is a valuable asset, but it is not the whole cheese.
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— Ginger Rogers
I made my last motion picture in March 1965 for Magna Pictures. 'Harlow,' based on the life of actress Jean Harlow... I didn't know at the time that 'Harlow' would be my last motion picture.
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— Ginger Rogers
I traveled with my mother, Lela, and there was never enough money. I always had to roll down my silk stockings and carry a doll when we bought train tickets so I could go half-fare. If we had $3, we always figured how to tip for the trunks and still eat.
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— Ginger Rogers
I won't go to movies with permissiveness, four-letter words, or violence. Show me 'E.T.' and 'Chariots of Fire' instead. That's entertainment, not exploitation of the human body.
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— Ginger Rogers
Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we've lost and what leisure we've sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the United States in a matter of hours doesn't hold a candle to the dear, old-fashioned train ride.
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— Ginger Rogers
I don't know which I like best. I love the applause on the stage. But pictures are so fascinating - you reach many millions through them. And you make more money too.
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— Ginger Rogers
I cannot abide stupidity, in myself or in others.
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— Ginger Rogers
Even married people have differences of opinion, I'm told.
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— Ginger Rogers
During my seven-year contract with RKO, there were seven different studio presidents, from David O. Selznick to Charles W. Koerner. You literally had to check the name on the door so as not to call the new boss by the former boss's name.
— Ginger Rogers
I've got enough nerve to do anything!
— Ginger Rogers
Girls can do everything men can do...just backwards and in heels
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— Ginger Rogers
I enjoy sports, and love being involved in any outdoor sport from volleyball to softball. I'm not being immodest when I say I'm a natural athlete.
— Ginger Rogers
My mother was a journalist, so writing is not unnatural to me.
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— Ginger Rogers
ginger rogers
Birth    : July 16, 1911
Death  : April 25, 1995
Occupation  : Actress