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Babe Paley
Born Barbara Cushing
(1915-07-05)July 5, 1915
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died July 6, 1978(1978-07-06) (aged 63)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Cause of death Lung cancer
Resting place Memorial Cemetery, St. John’s Church, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Nationality American
Education Westover School
Winsor School
Occupation Magazine editor, socialite
Years active 1938–1978
Spouse(s) Stanley Grafton Mortimer, Jr. (m. 1940–46)
William S. Paley (m. 1947–78)
Children Amanda Burden
Stanley Grafton Mortimer III
Kate Paley
William Paley
Parent(s) Harvey Cushing and Katharine Stone Crowell Cushing
Relatives Mary Benedict Cushing (sister)
Betsey Cushing (sister)

Neatness – which is grooming, after all – is definitely the most important requirement.
Babe Paley
I like the sudden shock of non-sequitur color. Color, in fact, is my weakness.
Babe Paley
I'm still one of those persons who prefers to wear pants, especially for at-home entertaining.
Babe Paley
The look of being too deliberately dressed, with everything cautiously matching, always bores me.
Babe Paley