16+ Moms Mabley Quotes On Death

Advice to children crossing the street: damn the lights. Watch the cars. The lights ain't never killed nobody. — Moms Mabley

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Ain't nothin' an ol' man can do but bring me a message from a young one. — Moms Mabley

My husband was so ugly, he used to stand outside the doctor’s office and make people sick. — Moms Mabley

The teenagers aren't all bad. I love 'em if nobody else does. There ain't nothing wrong with young people. Jus' quit lyin' to 'em. — Moms Mabley

I don't want nothing old but some old money. Buy me some young ideas. That's what I'm gonna do with it. — Moms Mabley

If you don't want your children to know the truth about life don't send 'em to the theater to see Moms 'cause I'm gonna tell them THE TRUTH, hear? — Moms Mabley

You know Moms has been accused of liking young men, and I'm guilty. — Moms Mabley

[On turning down an invitation to appear for four minutes on the Ed Sullivan Show:] Honey, it takes Moms four minutes just to get on the stage. — Moms Mabley

A woman is a woman until the day she dies, but a man's man only as long as he can — Moms Mabley

It's no disgrace to be old. But damn if it isn't inconvenient. — Moms Mabley

Use those brains that God put in your head. — Moms Mabley

[On old age:] You wake up one morning and you got it. — Moms Mabley

Love is like playing checkers. You have to know which man to move. — Moms Mabley

Honey, that Totie Fields is one well-fed white woman. When that gal sits around the house, she sits around the house! — Moms Mabley

Black women, white women- all of them. I'm colorblind. I don't know the difference. I only know you're a human being and you're my children. — Moms Mabley

Anytime you see me with my arms around an old man, I'm holding him for the police. — Moms Mabley

Life Lessons by Moms Mabley

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  1. Moms Mabley's work demonstrates the power of humor to challenge social norms and to bring attention to issues of injustice.
  2. Her fearless approach to comedy and her willingness to confront difficult topics with wit and insight can serve as an inspiration to anyone looking to make a difference in the world.
  3. Moms Mabley's legacy is a reminder that laughter can be a powerful tool for change and that even the most difficult conversations can be approached with humor.

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