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A Quote by Groucho Marx on fame, fighting, honor, and women

Mrs. Teasdale calls for rescue and Firefly delivers the famous line to his cohorts as they rescue her: "Remember, you're fighting for this woman's honor, which is probably more than she ever did."

Groucho Marx (1895 - 1977)

Source: As Firefly in the movie, Duck Soup, 1933

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A Quote by Groucho Marx on books, cinema, dance, fame, home, and thought

"I could dance with you 'til the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with the cows when you came home." Number Seven in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. -The Guinness Book of Film

Groucho Marx (1895 - 1977)

Source: Duck Soup, 1933.

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A Quote by Greta Garbo on books, cinema, and fame

Gimme a visky with a ginger ale on the side - and don't be stinchy, beby.

Greta Garbo (1905 - 1990)

Source: Anna Christie, 1930 Number Ten in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. -The Guinness Book of Film

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A Quote by Grace Haines on fame, funny, grace, happiness, jokes, justice, laughter, life, mind, trouble, world, and worth

LITTLE THINGS Oh, it's just the little homely things, The unobtrusive friendly things, The "won't you let me help you" things That make our pathway light; And it's just the jolly joking things, The "never mind the trouble" things, The "laugh with me, it's funny" things, That make the world seem bright. For all the countless famous things, The wondrous record breaking things, Those never-can-be-equalled things That all the papers cite, Are not like little human things The"just because I like you" things That make us happy quite. So here's to all the little things, The "done and then forgotten" things, Those "Oh, it's simply nothing" things, That make life "worth the fight." -Grace Haines

Grace Haines

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A Quote by Dr. George Washington Carver on fame, fortune, and success

Let us rejoice at the many unexplored fields in which there is unlimited fame and fortune to the successful explorer . . .

George Washington Carver (1864 - 1943)

Source: c. 1908.

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A Quote by George Sanders on acting, art, cynicism, fame, graduation, and schools

The cynical, caustic, acid-tongued New York drama critic Addison De Witt introduces his protege/date of the moment, a bimbo date and so-called actress named Miss Casswell (Marilyn Monroe) in another very famous line: "Miss Casswell is an actress, a graduate of the Copacabana School of Dramatic Art."

George Sanders (1906 - 1972)

Source: As Addison De Witt in All About Eve, 1950, based on short story The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr

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A Quote by George Matthew Adams on encouragement, fame, life, success, and women

There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.

George Matthew Adams

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on ability and fame

Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Fred Estabrook on fame

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A man who is contented with what he has done will never become famous for what he will do.

Fred Estabrook

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on business, fame, and men

Men in great place are thrice servants: servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Great Place

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