Hattie McDaniel - Quotes

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I did my best, and God did the rest.

I did my best, and God did the rest.

When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them! ---->>>

As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings.

As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings.

Faith is the black person's federal reserve system.

Faith is the black person's federal reserve system.

Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.

Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.

You can best fight any existing evil from the inside. ---->>>

A woman's gifts will make room for her.

A woman's gifts will make room for her.

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

My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful. ---->>>

We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it. ---->>>

Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique. ---->>>

It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen. ---->>>

That's a powerful lucky rabbit's foot. I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it. I got my Warner contract, thanks to it. ---->>>

The entire race is usually judged by the actions of one man or woman. ---->>>

I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry. ---->>>

I'm letting no man handle my bank account. ---->>>

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

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

Playing the Mammy of Miss Leigh was just about the biggest thrill I've ever had. ---->>>

Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and Eddie Cantor... help us keep our balance. ---->>>

I always have the best of everything. ---->>>

I've played everything but a harp. ---->>>

In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 10, 1895
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
Die: 10-26, 1952
Occupation: Actress
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Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was an African American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian. She is best known for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first Academy Award won by an African American entertainer (wikipedia)