Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without.

— Rue McClanahan

The most mouth-watering Rue McClanahan quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

Isn't it interesting how the sounds are the same for an awful nightmare and great sex?


Compassion is the foundation of everything positive, everything good.

If you carry the power of compassion to the marketplace and the dinner table, you can make your life really count.


I almost fainted. There was no family history. I had been eating a vegetarian diet and I exercised.


I didn't know anything about breast cancer when I got it.


Fur used to turn heads, now it turns stomachs.


Broadway producers are happy to have a big Hollywood name they can post on the marquee, but most of them assume that television and film stars really can't handle stage work. Too often, they're right.


The first clothing line I had was called Very Rue.

Then we changed the name and moved to QVC, and the name became A Touch of Rue.


I've been allowed to develop my own character, which I'm still working on.


We have one cat. I had eight cats and six dogs in Los Angeles.


We stopped doing my clothing line about five years ago, so it isn't available anymore.


I take the longest to get ready of anyone.

I've been going in two hours before the show every performance.


Our show was - it remained - you know, kids could watch it and laugh at it.

And they wouldn't know - they wouldn't get the jokes. But they would laugh at it. So they tell me now they have grown up and they're watching it. Now they get the jokes. But we didn't say anything blatant.


About Rue McClanahan

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

The matinee audiences are different because they're mostly kids, a great percentage kids. So they respond to everything differently, but I understand what they do respond to.


They gave me four weeks, and I asked if the first week could be just music with the two main conductors. So, the conductors came over to my home, and we worked in the music room, and I learned my two little songs.