Ethel Merman Quotes

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Born: January 16, 1908, Astoria, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: New York City, New York, USA, February 15, 1984
Occupation: Actor

At one time I smoked, but in 1959 I couldn't think of anything else to give up for Lent so I stopped - and I haven't had a cigarette since.
- Ethel Merman

Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own.
- Ethel Merman

Eisenhower was my war hero and the President I admire and respect most.
- Ethel Merman

Everything's coming up roses - for me.
- Ethel Merman

I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.
- Ethel Merman

I wouldn't trust any man as far as you can throw a piano.
- Ethel Merman

Mom and Pop were proud of my popularity, but from their point of view, show business was no way to make a living.
- Ethel Merman

Mom claimed that I could carry a tune at 2 or 3 years of age. Maybe she was a little prejudiced.
- Ethel Merman

My beloved Mom and Pop always rated tops with each other, and that's the way it will always be.
- Ethel Merman

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