Find the best quotes by Hattie McDaniel.
Playing the Mammy of Miss Leigh was just about the biggest thrill I’ve ever had.
It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen.
My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful.
In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book.
I always have the best of everything.
I’ve played everything but a harp.
Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique.
Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and Eddie Cantor… help us keep our balance.
I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry.
You can best fight any existing evil from the inside.
I am loathe to get married again. I’ve been married enough; I just prefer to forget it.
We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.
That’s a powerful lucky rabbit’s foot. I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it. I got my Warner contract, thanks to…
I don’t belong on this earth. I always feel out of place – like a visitor.
Faith is the black person’s federal reserve system.
The entire race is usually judged by the actions of one man or woman.
Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.
As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings.
I’m letting no man handle my bank account.
What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.
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