If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing slowly … very slowly.
Gypsy Rose Lee (9 February 1911 or 1914 – 26 April 1970), also known as Rose Louise Hovick and Louise Hovick, was an American actress and burlesque entertainer.
- I have everything I had twenty years ago, only it's all a little bit lower.
- As quoted in The Making of a Muckraker (1979) by Jessica Mitford, p. 113
- God is love, but get it in writing.
- As quoted in The New York Times (1 Decemeber 1988), and The Yale Book of Quotations (2006) edited by Fred R. Shapiro
- If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing slowly … very slowly.
- As quoted in Great Hollywood Wit: A Glorious Cavalcade of Hollywood Wisecracks, Zingers, Japes, Quips, Slings, Jests, Snappers, & Sass from the Stars (2003) by Gene Shalit, p. 46