The Best Ginger Rogers quotes

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Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath on July 16, 1911 in Independence, Missouri. She was one of the most iconic dancers and actresses of the 20th century. Her work with Fred Astaire has been called the greatest dance partnership ever. Rogers was also a successful actress, appearing in dozens of movies throughout her career. She passed away on April 25, 1995 at the age of 83. This is her best quotes.

We are glad to present you the most inspiring Love, Life, Dancing, Time quotes from Ginger Rogers, and much more.


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About Ginger Rogers

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July 16, 1911

death of the author

April 25, 1995

occupation of the author

Actress, Dancer, Singer

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Only I know my life. โ€” Ginger Rogers

The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first. โ€” Ginger Rogers

If I’ve learned any one lesson from life, it’s this: If you don’t stand for something, you will stand for anything. โ€” Ginger Rogers

The most important thing in anyone’s life is to be giving something. The quality I can give is fun and joy and happiness. This is my gift. โ€” Ginger Rogers

only i know my life Ginger Rogers quote

My faith in humanity leads me to believe that people are looking for something more elevating than the sordid details of the intimate aspects of one’s personal life. โ€” Ginger Rogers

The fun, joy, and humor dry up in a relationship when one of the partners is swimming in gin. To my way of thinking, it is selfishness personified to see life through the bottom of a liquor bottle. โ€” Ginger Rogers

You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. โ€” Ginger Rogers


Why didn’t you tell me i was in love with you? โ€” Fred Astaire

When two people love each other, they don’t look at each other, they look in the same direction. โ€” Ginger Rogers

my love for ice cream emerged at an early age and has never left Ginger Rogers quote

My love for ice cream emerged at an early ageโ€“and has never left! โ€” Ginger Rogers

I enjoy sports, and love being involved in any outdoor sport from volleyball to softball. I’m not being immodest when I say I’m a natural athlete. โ€” Ginger Rogers

And that love that wrinkles your nose touches my foolish heart. โ€” Fred Astaire

I don’t know which I like best. I love the applause on the stage. But pictures are so fascinatingโ€“you reach many millions through them. And you make more money too. โ€” Ginger Rogers

Some people seem to think that good dancers are born, but all the good dancers I have known are taught or trained.. โ€” Fred Astaire


I don’t want to be the oldest performer in captivity… I don’t want to look like a little old man dancing out there. โ€” Fred Astaire

I don’t make love by kissing, I make love by dancing. โ€” Fred Astaire

I don’t remember anybody ever pointing me out as a dancing prodigy, but I played a not bad second base. โ€” Fred Astaire

My mother told me I was dancing before I was born. She could feel my toes tapping wildly inside her for months. โ€” Ginger Rogers


It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable. โ€” Fred Astaire

I believe in dressing for the occasion. There’s a time for sweater, sneakers and Levis and a time for the fullโ€“dress jazz. โ€” Ginger Rogers

Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can’t talk and dance at the same time. โ€” Ginger Rogers

I made my last motion picture in March 1965 for Magna Pictures. ‘Harlow,’ based on the life of actress Jean Harlow… I didn’t know at the time that ‘Harlow’ would be my last motion picture. โ€” Ginger Rogers

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Inspiring Phrases From Ginger Rogers

I have no desire to prove anything by my work. I have never used it as an outlet or as a means of expressing myself. I just dance. โ€” Fred Astaire

The kids today, they think they can dance with their faces. โ€” Ginger Rogers

the kids today they think they can dance with their faces Ginger Rogers quote

I don’t care what the critics say. My fabulous mom will give me a good review if nobody else does. โ€” Ginger Rogers

Looking back at my life’s voyage, I can only say that it has been a golden trip. โ€” Ginger Rogers

I do everything the man does, only backwards and in high heels! โ€” Ginger Rogers

Oh, God! That boy moves in a very exceptional way. That’s the greatest dancer of the century. โ€” Fred Astaire

You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything. โ€” Ginger Rogers

looking back at my life s voyage i can only say that it has been a golden trip Ginger Rogers quote

Various Statements From Ginger Rogers

Either the camera will dance, or I will. โ€” Fred Astaire

People think I was born in top hat and tails. โ€” Fred Astaire

Of course, Ginger was able to accomplish sex through dance. We told more through our movements instead of the big clinch. We did it all in the dance. โ€” Fred Astaire

I have no desire to prove anything by dancing … I just dance. โ€” Fred Astaire

Disco is just jitterbug. โ€” Fred Astaire

people are still people no matter how you cut it Ginger Rogers quote

People are still people no matter how you cut it. โ€” Ginger Rogers

One thing I turn my back on totally is the unsavory atmosphere at most discos. โ€” Ginger Rogers

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