"I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Tallulah Bankhead on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Tallulah Bankhead on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Tallulah Bankhead on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Tallulah Bankhead on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Tallulah Bankhead on Marilyn Monroe
"(On seeing a former lover for the first time in years) I thought I told you to wait in the car."
"I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education."
"Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds."
"If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner."
"Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don't have time."