Martha Raye

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Martha Raye (August 27, 1916October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and singer.

Quotes[edit]

  • Ask any girl what she'd rather be than beautiful, and she'll say more beautiful.
    • Quoted in Susan Horowitz: "Queens of comedy: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers" p. 128 [1]
  • One paper says I'm Catholic and the other says I'm Jewish. I guess that's fitting because as a Methodist I'm meant to be undetermined some of the time.
    • Quoted in Jane Maddern Pittrone: Take It from the Big Mouth: The Life of Martha Raye, p. 216
  • I am a Republican because I believe in the constitution, strength in national defense, limited government, individual freedom, and personal responsibility as the concrete foundation for American government. They reinforce the resolve that the United States is the greatest country in the world and we can all be eternally grateful to our founding fathers for the beautiful legacy they left us today.
    • Quoted in Jane Maddern Pittrone: Take It from the Big Mouth: The Life of Martha Raye, p. 220

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