Bailey, costumed in the role of Butterfly, gauges the applause following her performance of the song "It's A Woman's Prerogative", July 5, 1946. Sustained applause required her to take another bow.
Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer.
- You can taste a word.
- Quoted in Newsweek, 4 December 1967
- What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
- Weekly World News, 25 Apr 2005 
- You never find yourself until you face the truth.
- Quoted in Criminal Minds Season 8, November 2012
- People see God every day. They just don't recognize Him.
- talking to a New York Times reporter in 1967