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Lauren Bacall
(1924-____) born on
Sep 16
US actress. She won Tonys for "Applause," 1970 and "Woman of the Year," 1981; once married to Humphrey Bogart.
The purity of Jewish upbringing is the restrictions that one carries through life being a "nice Jewish girl" -- what a burden!

When a woman reaches twenty-six in America, she's on the slide. It's downhill all the way from then on. It doesn't give you a tremendous feeling of confidence and well-being.
'You know you don't have to act with me, Steve. You don't have to say anything, and you don't have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow.'
A man's illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy.
I'm not the public.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Lauren Bacall, By Myself," 1978.
R: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
A: To Humphrey Bogart in film To Have and Have Not. Script by Jules Furthman and William Faulkner
N: In "Lauren Bacall, By Myself," 1978.
K: On being told that a store was not open to the public

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