If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

— Alice Roosevelt Longworth

The most strong Alice Roosevelt Longworth quotes that will transform you to a better person

If YOU DON'T HAVE ANYTHING NICE TO SAY ABOUT ANYONE..COME SIT BY ME.

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My specialty is detached malevolence.

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I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

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I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.

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He sprang from the grass roots of the country clubs of America.

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Never trust a man who combs his hair straight from his left armpit.

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He looks as though he's been weaned on a pickle.

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My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.

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I valued my independence from an early age and was always something of a individualist … Well, a show-off anyway.

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People in Washington seem as hypnotized by precedence as though they were hens with their beaks on a chalk line.

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[On Washington, D.C.:] a town of successful men and the women they married before they were successful.

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... [woman suffrage] has made little difference beyond doubling the number of voters. There is no woman's vote as such. They divide up just about as men do.

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About Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Quotes 26 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Author
Birthday October 16

I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full and scratch where it itches.

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Dorothy is the only woman in history who has had her menopause in public and made it pay.

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If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me.

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If you have nothing good to say about anyone, come and sit with me.

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If you can't say something nice about someone, come and sit right here next to me.

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If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me.

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The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.

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You can't make souffle rise twice.

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If you can't think of anything nice to say, come sit here beside me.

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I'm the only topless octogenarian in Washington.

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[Remark about Calvin Coolidge she says was erroneously attributed to her:] I do wish he did not look as if he had been weaned on a pickle.

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I can be President of the United States, or I can control Alice. I cannot possibly do both.

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I live by three rules: I eat when I'm hungry, sleep when I'm tired and scratch when I itch.

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