“I have to struggle to change people’s perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I’m this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I’m absolutely not like that at all. I think I’m much more outgoing and exuberant than my image.”
Rose: We should put out the welcome mat.
Blanche: But honey, we don’t have a welcome mat!
Rose: What about the one Dorothy says is always at the foot of your bed?
So you don’t work here? Do you have a pass? Did you sign in? Hit the bricks, pal!
Madeline Kahn singing How Long Has This Been Going On? at a tribute to Gershwin, 1987