Gypsy Rose Lee

American burlesque performer, actress and author

Gypsy Rose Lee (born Rose Louise Hovick, January 8, 1911 – April 26, 1970) was an American actress and burlesque entertainer.

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing slowly … very slowly.

QuotesEdit

  • 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 December 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

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