Alice Roosevelt Longworth

I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth (12 February 188420 February 1980) was the only daughter of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee.

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  • He looks as though he's been weaned on a pickle.
  • If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
  • I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
    • As quoted in The Best (1974), edited by Peter Passell and Leonard Ross
  • I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
    • As quoted in Alice, The Life and Times of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1979) by Howard Teichmann, p. 237

Quotes about LongworthEdit

  • I can be President of the United States, or I can control Alice. I cannot possibly do both.
    • Theodore Roosevelt, in response when a dignitary asked if he could better control his daughter, as quoted in Hail to the Chiefs : My Life and Times with Six Presidents (1970) by Ruth Shick Montgomery, and TIME magazine (3 March 1980)

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