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Hattie McDaniel Quotes

Always remember this: There are only eighteen inches between a pat on the back and a kick in the rump.
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I always have the best of everything.

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I don't belong on this earth. I always feel out of place - like a visitor.

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You can best fight any existing evil from the inside.

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I am loathe to get married again. I've been married enough; I just prefer to forget it.

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What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.

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The only choice permitted us is either to be servants for $7 a week or to portray them for $700 per week.

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Why should I complain about making $7,000 a week playing a maid? If I didn't, I'd be making $7 a week being one.

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Always remember this: There are only eighteen inches between a pat on the back and a kick in the rump.

— Hattie McDaniel

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, fellow members of the motion picture industry and honored guests: This is one of the happiest moments of my life, and I want to thank each one of you who had a part in selecting me for one of their awards, for your kindness. It has made me feel very, very humble; and I shall always hold it as a beacon for anything that I may be able to do in the future. I sincerely hope I shall always be a credit to my race and to the motion picture industry. My heart is too full to tell you just how I feel, and may I say thank you and God bless you.

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I'd rather play a maid than be one.

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