Carmen Miranda Quotes

Carmen Miranda, GCIH • OMC (Portuguese pronunciation: [?ka?m??? mi????d?], February 9, 1909 – August 5, 1955) was a Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s.

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Carmen Miranda


Look at me and tell me if I dont have Brazil in every curve of my body.

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I've chosen my wedding ring large and heavy to continue forever. But exactly because of that all the time that Dave and I have an argument I feel it like handcuffs, and on anger time I throw it in a basket. Poor Dave, he bought me three wedding rings already!

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“I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.”

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“I've chosen my wedding ring large and heavy to continue forever. But exactly because of that all the time that Dave and I have an argument I feel it like handcuffs, and on anger time I throw it in a basket. Poor Dave, he bought me three wedding rings already!”

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“Hollywood, it has treated me so nicely, I am ready to faint! As soon as I see Hollywood, I love it.”

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“More affectionate than a kiss is a well done hug in someone that you love. Have you ever notice how I can give delicious hugs?”

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“I have never followed what people say it is 'fashionable'. I think that a woman must wear what fits her. That is why I created a style appropriated to my type and my artistical genre."”

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“I have a huge disdain for those artists who say that they don't need a prize to have their talent recognized. If I were a real actress (I'm only an entertainer) I'd do my best to win an Oscar knowing that the Academy is a serious institution of people who really understand about it.”

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