A kiss on the hand may feel very, very good, but a diamond and sapphire bracelet lasts forever.

— Anita Loos

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Gentlemen prefer blondes... but gentlemen marry brunettes.

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I've had my best times when trailing a Mainbocher evening gown across a sawdust floor. I've always loved high style in low company.

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Memory is more indelible than ink.

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Fate keeps on happening.

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I always say that a girl never really looks as well as she does on board a steamship, or even a yacht.

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Does this boat go to Europe, France?

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A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think.

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There's nothing colder than chemistry.

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Any girl who was a lady would not even think of having such a good time that she did not remember to hang on to her jewelry.

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I've never known a Philadelphian who wasn't a downright 'character';

possibly a defense mechanism resulting from the dullness of their native habitat.

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The rarest of all things in American life is charm.

We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm that goes under the heading of public relations. Without it, America would be grim indeed.

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Men are weak and constantly need reassurance, so now that they fail to find adulation in the opposite sex, they're turning to each other. Less and less do men need women. More and more do gentlemen prefer gentlemen.

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About Anita Loos

Quotes 54 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Birthday October 16

I don't like diabolism so I stay away from things like Clockwork Orange.

I think diabolism is awfully childish. I don't even want to see The Godfather. I couldn't stand seeing that horse's head cut off. I wouldn't mind if it were Marlon Brando's.

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It's true that the French have a certain obsession with sex, but it's a particularly adult obsession. France is the thriftiest of all nations; to a Frenchman sex provides the most economical way to have fun. The French are a logical race.

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I don't think the written word is important in movies anymore and the really great movies are done by great directors who in many cases write their own scripts. I think it's gotten to be more of a visual thing than an audible thing.

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One might feel that, at my age, I should look on life with more gravity.

After all, I've been privileged to listen, firsthand, tosome of the most profound thinkers of my daywho were all beset by gloom over the condition the world had gotten into. Then why can't I view it with anything but amusement?

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Fun is fun but no girl wants to laugh all of the time.

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On a plane you can pick up more and better people than on any other public conveyance since the stagecoach.

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Tallulah [Bankhead] never bored anyone, and I consider that humanitarianism of a very high order indeed.

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It isn't that gentlemen really prefer blondes, it's just that we look dumber.

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Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.

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Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse.

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And what, for instance, would have happened had Romeo and Juliet lived to middle age, their silhouettes broadened by pasta?

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I always think that the most delightful thing about traveling is to always be running into Americans and to always feel at home.

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I once witnessed more ardent emotions between men at an Elks' Rally in Pasadena than they could ever have felt for the type of woman available to an Elk.

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And a Famous Film Star who is left alone is more alone than any other person has ever been in the whole Histry of the World, because of the contrast to our normal enviromint.

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Gentlemen prefer blondes.

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Tallulah [Bankhead] was the foremost naughty girl of her era but, in those days, "naughty" meant piquant, whereas values have so changed that now, in the 1970s, it generally means nauseating.

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I was born in the theatre. My father was a small time impresario on the West Coast and I was acting from the age of 7, but I started to write when I was 12 and by the time I was 14 I was making more money than I was acting.

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Always go to the solitary drinker for the truth!

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The people I'm furious with are the Women's Liberationists.

They keep getting up on soapboxes and proclaiming women are brighter than men. That's true, but it should be kept quiet or it ruins the whole racket.

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Sometimes writers of no talent at all can write great acting scenes.

Sometimes the very best writers can't write scenes that come to life.

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Men no longer prefer blondes. Today gentlemen seem to prefer gentlemen.

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If Hollywood hadn't existed, Elinor Glyn would have had to invent it.

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A bit of conversational sex makes a pleasant climate for creative effort.

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Dorothy is th cool type of temperament who quite frequently thinks that two is a crowd.

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...In the past, as now, [Hollywood] was a stamping ground for tastelessness, violence, and hyperbole, but once upon a time it turned out a product which sweetened the flavor of life all over the world.

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with a mental equipment which allows me to tell the difference between hot and cold, I stand out in this community like a modern day Cicero. Dropped into any other city of the world, I'd rate as a possibly adequate night watchman.

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In any service where a couple hold down jobs as a team, the male generally takes his ease while the wife labors at his job as wellas her own.

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I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever.

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The wrong side of the tracks is livelier.

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Gentlemen always seem to remember blondes.

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I began quite early in life to sense the thrill a girl attains in supplying money to a man.

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Today there are no fairy tales for us to believe in, and this is possibly a reason for the universal prevalence of mental crack-up. Yes, if we were childish in the past, I wish we could be children once again.

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In its heyday, Hollywood reflected, if it did not actually produce, the sexual climate of our land.

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Nobody can tell about this California climate.

One minit its hot and the next minit its cold, so a person never knows what to hock.

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I was making love to a man, a man I hardly even know.

He was kissing the face off me and I was kissing the face off him. And I found it highly satisfactory.

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That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.

S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.

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I've always loved high style in low company.

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