Anyway, I was browsing through my old Quote of the Week posts the other day, and I noticed that some quotes were exponentially more popular than others. Anything about Marilyn Monroe gets a lot of looks, that doesn't surprise me, but Walter Winchell? I'm sharing the five most viewed quotes, because these are all worth another look:
I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.
Originally posted 8/8/10
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of observation.
Originally posted 6/5/11
Isn't there any other part of the matzo you can eat?
(after having matzo ball soup for three meals in a row)
Originally posted 8/7/11
Mostly, we have manufactured ladies -- with the exception of Ingrid, Grace, Deborah and Audrey.
Originally posted 3/27/11
And the most viewed Quote of the Week ever on Classic Movies:
She couldn't get out of her own way....She wasn't disciplined...but she didn't do it viciously, and there was a sort of magic about her which we all recognized at once.
-Barbara Stanwyck, about Marilyn Monroe
Originally posted 5/27/12
All images are from Wikimedia Commons
I like that "she didn't do it viciously" line. The road to hell may be paved with them, but intentions still matter in my bookReplyDelete
I think that's what a lot of the people Monroe worked with didn't understand. Or maybe they were too tired of her issues to care? She really does seem like she was too damaged to be intentionally cruel.ReplyDelete