I think the eyes flirt most. There are so many ways to use them.
A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.
We must go fast, because the race is against time.
Some women flirt more with what they say, and some with what they do.
You’ll never catch a man if you let him think you are too smart.
You instinctively discover how to entertain an audience.
Yes, I am seeking a husband. As soon as the right man asks me, I shall say, ‘It is not good for a woman to live alone.’
Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.
To put on a corset properly is as much of an art as to make a corset properly.
There is no disgrace in working. There was no silver spoon around at the time I was born.
The more they applaud, the bigger your salary will be.
Please do not ask me to talk about my divorce. Mr. Ziegfeld and I are such very good friends. It is only a little matter quite between ourselves.
People look at me and look, but I do not care.
One does not re-light a dead cigarette.
No one ever tells us the truth, even those we love.
No one could possibly look all the time like my photographs. It is dreadfully hard to live up to them. They stare at me everywhere.
My little dog, he did not get ill. It is so funny that people get ill on a boat and dogs do not.
Most women are indulgent of themselves. This is a mistake. It should be only the reward of old age.
It is quite lovely being single, and I much prefer it.
It is a temptation for me to wear all my rings at once.
If I get married, I think I’d pick out a newspaperman rather than a millionaire. A newspaperman is a regular fellow.
I wish to please the people, but I want to make them cry, perhaps. There, I have said it.
I was very adept at acquiring languages.
I want to see people turn and writhe; make them feel things they cannot see and sometimes do not know.
I speak English, so I am no longer cute. My tongue itches for French.
I read the papers every day just to discover if one mentions Anna Held.
I let my personal feelings take care of themselves. I find that works better.
I know I am very beautiful.
I have never known the time when I did not wear stays. My stays are part of me.
I have given up trying to be happy. It is no use and leads to nothing.
I don’t want to get married, and I don’t want to work after I’m 30, so I must manage my fortune somehow in the next seven years.
I don’t believe in hasty marriages.
I do not say anything from jealousy.
I do not like vaudeville, but what can I do? It likes me.
I do not care for the money, just for the glory.
I am very, very proud of my ability as a cook.
How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy.
For a married woman to flirt is a sin.
Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
Charm them with your presence as soon as they look at you.
At home in Paris I take a milk bath two times a week, but here on the road it is more difficult. I miss them.
A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.