Faina ranevskaya quotes

Success is the only unforgivable sin against your neighbor.

It is a shame to confess but among all living creatures only man doesn’t know what is useful for him.

Optimism is lack of information.

My fortune is in the fact that I don’t need it.

I’ve been smart enough to have lived my life stupidly.

A real man is one who remembers the lady’s birthday, but never knows how old she is. A man who never remembers her birthday, but knows exactly how old she is, – is her husband.

Family can replace everything. So, before starting a family, one should think what’s more important: family or everything.

Like all people in love, I was obnoxious and stupid, threatened suicide…And the one I was supposed to make worry only giggled.

Aleshenka (a boy’s name) , when you get married, then you’ll understand what happiness is. But it will be too late.

Beauty is a horrible power.

It has always been incomprehensible for me: people are ashamed of the poverty but aren’t ashamed of the wealth.

All my life I’ve swam in the loo butterfly style.

God created women beautiful – so that men can love them – and stupid – so that they can love men.

If a patient wants to live, doctors are impotent.

Health is when it hurts in a new place every day.

Women critics are amazons in climax.

A fairytale is when you marry a frog and it turns out to be a princess. Reality is vice versa.

It’s not a face, but a personal insult.

I’m watching this film for the fourth time and have to tell you today the actors are as good as never before.

If a woman walks with her head down – she has a lover! If a woman walks with her head proudly up – she has a lover! If a woman carries her head straight – she has a lover! And actually, if a woman has a head, she has a lover!

Women are,

of course, more intelligent. Have you ever heard of a woman that would lose her head only because a man has pretty legs?

Lesbians, homosexuals, masochism, sadism are not perversions. Actually, there are only two perversions: hockey on grass and ballet on ice.

Spelling mistakes in a letter is like a bug on a white shirt.

A family substitutes everything. So before getting one, think what’s more precious: a family or everything.

You cannot cure sclerosis, but you can forget it.

Old age is the time when birthday candles cost more than the birthday cake itself, and half of your urine is wasted on medical testing.

Life is a long jump of pussy in the grave.

Grow old boring, but it is the only way to live long.

Union of stupid men and stupid women leads to mother-heroine. Union of stupid women and clever men raises the mother alone. Union smart women and foolish men creates a normal family. Union of intelligent men and women leads to easy flirt smart.

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Faina ranevskaya quotes