Quotes by: Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt
Kitt performing in concert in 2007
Background information
Birth name Eartha Mae Keith[1]
Also known as Miss Kitt, Mother Eartha,[2] Kitty
Born (1927-01-17)January 17, 1927
North, South Carolina, U.S.
Died December 25, 2008(2008-12-25) (aged 81)
Weston, Connecticut, U.S.
Genres Vocal jazz, cabaret, dance, torch
Occupation(s) Singer, actress, activist, voice actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1943–2008
Labels RCA Victor (1953–59), Kapp (1959–60), MGM (1962), EMI (1963–65), GNP Crescendo (1965), Decca (1965), Spark (1970), Can't Stop (1984), Ariola (1989–90), ITM (1991–92), DRG (1994), Strike Force in (2008)
Website www.earthakitt.com

I think it's fun to look at people with big diamonds. I see them in my audience all the time, with the fur coat, a woman whose hand is always out front, or the two fingers are on the cheek to show her diamond. I don't have anything against that.
Eartha Kitt
Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
Eartha Kitt
I stayed on my own path and did not follow the herd. I made a way for myself.
Eartha Kitt
I have a great need for affection from an audience. I don't know whether this is because I had such a tough life when I was a child.
Eartha Kitt
I've always said to my men friends, If you really care for me, darling, you will give me territory. Give me land, give me land.
Eartha Kitt
I had almost three acres of land in Beverly Hills. And I had a big atrium of chickens because I love that feeling of being in the country and living from the soil.
Eartha Kitt
I was given away. If your mother gives you away, you think everybody who comes into your life is going to give you away.
Eartha Kitt
I've always been multi-cultural myself. I'm not black and I'm not white and I'm not pink and I'm not green. Eartha Kitt has no color, and that is how barriers are broken.
Eartha Kitt
I used to love it when I walked down the street and construction workers would whistle.
Eartha Kitt
My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.
Eartha Kitt
I'm an orphan. But the public has adopted me, and that has been my only family. The biggest family in the world is my fans.
Eartha Kitt
I don't wear my political feelings on my sleeve. However, if I'm asked, I will answer honestly.
Eartha Kitt
A lot can be said with just a look, or the way the body moves. Each song is a different character. So each song takes on a different movement of the body. And the body has to go with the subject and the attitude that you have toward that subject.
Eartha Kitt
Let's take care of the necessities first: give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty.
Eartha Kitt

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