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Mercedes McCambridge Quotes

I hope you find these Mercedes McCambridge Quotes inspiring and motivational.

I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers
to die in the dressing room.
- Mercedes McCambridge

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When I am rehearsing for a play, I try to read nothing
that might distract my concentration from the work in progress.
- Mercedes McCambridge

My second marriage had a lot to do with alcohol.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I don't think I should have been married...
to anybody.
- Mercedes McCambridge


 

Aside from my son, no person has ever shown for me
the gentle concern I knew from Governor Adlai Stevenson.
- Mercedes McCambridge

So many people have really wanted to die.
They seem ashamed to say so.
I think it would help if they would say so.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Like many alcoholics, I was a staggering woman in a chic apartment,
sick and utterly disgusting.
- Mercedes McCambridge


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I am responsible for no one but myself.
- Mercedes McCambridge

There are zillions of people who say that alcoholism is a disease,
but not many of them believe it.
- Mercedes McCambridge

A rich man can afford to be generous to many.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I lose all control after two drinks of anything.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Joan Crawford is a movie queen.
I had never met one before.
I know now what I don't want to be.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I have reached a state in life where I can buy a whole
house full of chairs and can bump into them until they are black and blue.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Most people call me Mercy.
I like it.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Only a certain breed of actor should ever even try
to work for Orson Welles.
I'm glad I'm one of that breed.
- Mercedes McCambridge

The great people I've met always have time for the niceties.
- Mercedes McCambridge

My only true harmony lies deep within my soul,
wherever that is.
I know that somehow I am in tune with the universe.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids,
and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie!
Again!
- Mercedes McCambridge

I loved playing the part of the feisty Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I've always had bronchitis.
I've been administered the Sacrament of Death three times for it.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I can only know what love is insofar as I can feel it.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I was taught to be anti-Jewish.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I cannot sustain hate for longer than a couple of years.
- Mercedes McCambridge

My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I never wanted a Guardian Angel.
I didn't ask for one.
One was assigned to me.
- Mercedes McCambridge

With two leftover husbands to account for,
my wicked soul has just about shriveled and died.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Neiman-Marcus is one thing, and the Dallas Cowboys are another.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I have no use for people who hunt for what they call sport.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I am rich from the bequests other gifted people have seen fit to leave to me.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Young Jimmy Dean fell off the world as suddenly as he had come.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I think The Exorcist was the hardest work I've ever done.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic
death or incurable insanity,
or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I believe in joy, but I believe in the flip-side,
agony.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I'm glad I am a woman who once danced naked in the
Mediterranean Sea at midnight.
- Mercedes McCambridge

At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories,
everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar.
There was no category for what I did.
- Mercedes McCambridge

One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me
is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic
to stimulate my acting career.
- Mercedes McCambridge

My name is real, which probably explains why I never became a superstar...
how would that look in lights?
- Mercedes McCambridge

I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent
when people prate to me about the glory of being given
another chance to live happily ever after!
- Mercedes McCambridge

It is a remarkably beautiful piece of home furnishing,
the Oscar.
I used to keep it up in front of a mirror so that it looked like two.
- Mercedes McCambridge

If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder,
I shall decline the invitation.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Alcohol is a very patient drug.
It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do.
That's all right.
I've never looked for a job in my life,
and I'm not going to start now.
I have plenty to keep me busy.
- Mercedes McCambridge

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

Winners never quit and quitters never win.
- Vince Lombardi

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump


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