Hattie McDaniel Quotes & Sayings

23 most famous Hattie McDaniel quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She was an American actress who passed away on 26 October, 1952.

Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“I did my best, and God did the rest.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“Faith is the black person's federal reserve system.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them!”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“You can best fight any existing evil from the inside.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“That's a powerful lucky rabbit's foot. I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it. I got my Warner contract, thanks to it.”
Hattie McDaniel Quotes
“We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.”

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