Brooke Astor

Brooke Astor

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: March 30, 1902
Died: August 13, 2007
Birth Sign: Aries

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I love the Park. I like to walk on the East River, too, up at Gracie Square, but Central Park is my favorite part of the city.

I had a job; I was, during the war, a nurse, a 'Gray Lady.' We wore a veil and a gray dress.

'21' was the place, and you went down, and they opened the door. They had a little slit they'd look through, and then you'd murmur the password or whatever it was you had, showed a little ticket, and if they remembered who you were, you went in.

The success of our operas rests most of the time in the hands of the conductor. This person is as necessary as a tenor or a prima donna. Giuseppe Verdi

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

If only media people would stop reaching for the low-hanging fruit, which is cynicism and pessimism, and stopped trying so hard to be hip and cool and have a swagger. Emilio Estevez

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