"I wouldn't trust any man as far as you can throw a piano."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Ethel Merman on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Ethel Merman on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Ethel Merman on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Ethel Merman on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Ethel Merman on Golda Meir
"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."