14 Remarkable Gilda Radner Quotes

14 Remarkable Gilda Radner Quotes

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Gilda Radner was an actress and comedian born in 1946. She began a career in Television as a weather girl for her college. She made her acting debut in 1972 with a production of Godspell. After being discovered she worked on Saturday Night Live and later moved on to Broadway. She died in 1989.

“Adopted kids are such a pain – you have to teach them how to look like you.”

“Comedy is very controlling – you are making people laugh.”

“Dreams are like paper, they tear so easily.”

“Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I’d rather not belong to.”

“I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.”

“I grew up in front of a television. I guess I’ll grow old inside of one.”

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.”

“I’d much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they’re the first to be rescued off sinking ships.”

“I’m not really an impersonator.”

“I’m so full I can’t hear.”

“Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.”

“Some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end.”

“The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.”

“While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die – whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.”