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Famous quotes from the OG "hostess with the mostess"

"Id much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0, everything you see I owe to spaghetti." Sophia Loren

"Be pretty if you can. Be witty if you must. But be gracious if it kills you." Elise De Wolfe

"A party without cake is just a meeting." Julia Child

"Im going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life." Elise De Wolfe

"The most important thing is to enjoy yourself and have a good time." C.Z. Guest

"Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor." Truman Capote

"A woman is like a tea bag, you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water." Eleanor Roosevelt

"Serve the dinner backward, do anything - but for goodness sake, do something weird." Elsa Maxwell

"I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire. Theres no difference in how seriously you take the job." Martha Stewart

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right." F. Scott Fitzgerald

"I always put in one controversial item. It makes people talk." Dorothy Draper

"Art is anything you can get away with." Andy Warhol

"Be darling, be different, be impractical; be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers." Cecil Beaton


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