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Phyllis Battelle
(1922-____) born on
Jan 4
US journalist. She had a weekly syndicated column, "Assignment: America," 1955-88.
         
   
F
A reporter discovers, in the course of many years of interviewing celebrities, that most actors are more attractive behind a spotlight than over a spot of tea.

R
The general rule is that people who enjoy life also enjoy marriage.
A
If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.
N
A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying long-time-no-see. If he hadn't broken your heart, you couldn't have that glorious feeling of relief!
K
Fame is an ego-building but back-breaking state of being which -- rather like love -- is most comfortable in private, and most frightening when its loss is contemplated.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "NY Journal-American," 30 Apr 1961.
R: Hearst Headline Service.
A: In NY "Journal-American," 1 Jun 1962.
N: In "Journal-American," 1962.
K: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
   


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