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Mercedes Mccambridge Quotes

A rich man can afford to be generous to many.

Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.

Aside from my son, no person has ever shown for me the gentle concern I knew from Governor Adlai Stevenson.

At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories, everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar. There was no category for what I did.

I am responsible for no one but myself.

I am rich from the bequests other gifted people have seen fit to leave to me.

I believe in joy, but I believe in the flip-side, agony.

I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic death or incurable insanity, or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.

I can only know what love is insofar as I can feel it.

I cannot sustain hate for longer than a couple of years.

I don't think I should have been married... to anybody.

I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy.

I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent when people prate to me about the glory of being given another chance to live happily ever after!

I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits.

I have no use for people who hunt for what they call sport.

I have reached a state in life where I can buy a whole house full of chairs and can bump into them until they are black and blue.

I lose all control after two drinks of anything.

I loved playing the part of the feisty Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker.

I never wanted a Guardian Angel. I didn't ask for one. One was assigned to me.

I think The Exorcist was the hardest work I've ever done.