Zitat des Tages von Maureen O'Hara:
John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
When I was young, I was told that I had a sulky, pouty face.
I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously.
I had always been a tomboy - I still am, at heart.
I'm really honestly terrified about how much I should tell and how much I should still keep secret.
Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17. He later asked my parents if he could adopt me.
As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic.
I don't remember having a crush on a boy when I was a girl. I don't even remember my first kiss.
The depth of John Candy's talent did surprise me. He was one of my all-time favorite leading men.
I spent a great deal of time with Che Guevara while I was in Havana. I believe he was far less a mercenary than he was a freedom fighter.
John Wayne was one of the greatest ambassadors for the United States that ever lived.
When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped, I thought John Ford was a walking god.
God has a most wicked sense of humor.
Every star has that certain something that stands out and compels us to notice them.
After I got to Hollywood, I resented that I didn't get a crack at more dramatic roles because I photographed so beautifully.
I saw myself as Joan of Arc.
I watch and listen to movies today and am shocked by the way actors deliver their lines. Everybody mumbles now and I don't understand why.
Lost in a crowd of greats, not a single Oscar. That's showbiz.
How could you get angry with Jackie Gleason?
I'm terrified about the day that I enter the gates of heaven and God says to me, just a minute.
Above all else, deep in my soul, I'm a tough Irishwoman.
I dainty little lass I wasn't. I looked twice my age until I turned 10 or 11.
The studio thought I was crazy to perform all of my own fencing stunts, but I loved it.
Comedy is difficult, especially slapstick. The trick is to have fun while you are performing it.
I have never lost my faith in God.
My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace.
I really wanted to be an opera soprano.
Audiences in London called me the girl with the black cherry eyes.
There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.
Henry Fonda gave me a spanking during a scene in Spencer's Mountain.
Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack.
I knew that Jamaica Inn was going to make me a star.
The Parent Trap gave my career another boost, starring in family comedies.
I didn't let anyone push me into things I didn't want to do where my career was concerned. So why did I crumble when it came to men?
When you try to battle with John Ford, you have to give in.
I am like many of the women I have played onscreen.