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Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Data de nascimento: 12. Fevereiro 1884
Data de falecimento: 20. Fevereiro 1980

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Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth foi a única filha do ex-presidente norte-americano Theodore Roosevelt com sua primeira mulher, Alice Hathaway Lee. Viveu uma longa vida, morrendo perto dos 100 anos de idade. Foi conhecida como Princesa da Casa Branca. Encontra-se sepultada no Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, Washington, D.C. nos Estados Unidos.

Citações Alice Roosevelt Longworth

„The little man on the wedding cake.“

—  Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Describing Thomas E. Dewey, Harry S. Truman's Republican opponent, as quoted in The Washington Post (22 May 1951); also attributed to Walter Winchell.

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„I valued my independence from an early age and was always something of a individualist … Well, a show-off anyway.“

—  Alice Roosevelt Longworth
As quoted in "The Doyenne of the Drawing Room" in The New York Times (23 August 1981) http://www.nytimes.com/1981/08/23/books/the-doyenne-of-the-drawing-room.html?sec=&pagewanted=all.

„He looks as though he's been weaned on a pickle.“

—  Alice Roosevelt Longworth
On Calvin Coolidge, as quoted in The Washington Post (21 October 1924).

„I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.“

—  Alice Roosevelt Longworth
As quoted in Alice, The Life and Times of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1979) by Howard Teichmann, p. 237.

„If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.“

—  Alice Roosevelt Longworth
As quoted in TIME (9 December 1966) - photograph of her with a pillow bearing the quotation http://www.usatoday.com/life/books/reviews/2007-12-12-roosevelt_N.htm Variants: If you haven't anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. If you haven't something good to say about someone sit right here by me.