Tallulah Brockman Bankhead Quotes

Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, "I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right."

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

Here's a rule I recommend. Never practice two vices at once.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

I'm as pure as the driven slush.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification of Tallulah's husband. It's tough enough to be bogged down in a legend. It would be even tougher to marry one.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water - I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

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