Quotes by Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel was an American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian. She is best known for her role as "Mammy" in Gone with the Wind, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first Academy Award won by an African American entertainer. In addition to acting in many films, McDaniel recorded 16 blues sides between 1926–1929, was a radio performer and television star; she was the first black woman to sing on radio in the United States.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique.

Hattie McDanielActor

A woman's gifts will make room for her.

Hattie McDaniel

You can best fight any existing evil from the inside.

Hattie McDaniel

I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry.

Hattie McDaniel

Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.

Hattie McDanielHumor & Comedy, Fun