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Jackie "Moms" Mabley
(1894-1975) born on
Mar 19
US comedienne. She was noted for her "dirty old lady" comedy routine; starred in "Amazing Grace," 1974.
The teenagers ain't all bad. I love 'ern if nobody else does. There ain't nothin' wrong with young people. Jus' quit lyin' to 'ern.

Love is like playing checkers. You have to know which man to move.
Life is like a game of poker: If you don't put any in the pot, there won't be any to take out.
There ain't nothin' an ol' man can do but bring me a message from a young one.
A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Newsday," 6 Apr 1967.
R: Interview, in "Black Stars, May 1973.
A: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
N: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
K: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.

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