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Ethel Merman – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Ethel Merman

 

I wouldn’t change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.

– Ethel Merman


At one time I smoked, but in 1959 I couldn’t think of anything else to give up for Lent so I stopped – and I haven’t had a cigarette since.

– Ethel Merman


Mom and Pop were proud of my popularity, but from their point of view, show business was no way to make a living.

– Ethel Merman


Mom claimed that I could carry a tune at 2 or 3 years of age. Maybe she was a little prejudiced.

– Ethel Merman


My beloved Mom and Pop always rated tops with each other, and that’s the way it will always be.

– Ethel Merman


Eisenhower was my war hero and the President I admire and respect most.

– Ethel Merman


I wouldn’t trust any man as far as you can throw a piano.

– Ethel Merman


Everything’s coming up roses – for me.

– Ethel Merman


Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own.

– Ethel Merman