"Everything's coming up roses - for me."
"If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love."Ethel Merman on Maya Angelou
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."Ethel Merman on Charles M. Schulz
"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous."Ethel Merman on Coco Chanel
"The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing."Ethel Merman on Blaise Pascal
"The best smell in the world is that man that you love."Ethel Merman on Jennifer Aniston
"I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes."
"My beloved Mom and Pop always rated tops with each other, and that's the way it will always be."
"Mom claimed that I could carry a tune at 2 or 3 years of age. Maybe she was a little prejudiced."
"Mom and Pop were proud of my popularity, but from their point of view, show business was no way to make a living."
"Eisenhower was my war hero and the President I admire and respect most."