Marlene Dietrich


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  • ''Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actress. "Forgiveness," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
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  • ''Gentleman. A man who buys two of the same morning paper from the doorman of his favorite nightclub when he leaves with his girl.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Gentleman," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''The tears I have cried over Germany have dried. I have washed my face.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Germany," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. actor. "Laughter," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Married Love," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''Courage and grace is a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is the bullring.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Matador," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''He is gentle, as all real men are gentle; without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actress. quoted in Papa Hemingway, pt. 1, ch. 1, A.E. Hotchner (1966 edition).
  • ''Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actress. "Sex," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).

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