Who is Cornelia Otis Skinner?

  • (noun): United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979).
    Synonyms: Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner (May 30, 1899 – July 9, 1979) was an American author and actress.

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    It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
    Cornelia Otis Skinner (1901–1979)

    It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
    Cornelia Otis Skinner (1901–1979)

    It’s not that I don’t want to be a beauty, that I don’t yearn to be dripping with glamor. It’s just that I can’t see how any woman can find time to do to herself all the things that must apparently be done to make herself beautiful and, having once done them, how anyone without the strength of mind of a foreign missionary can keep up such a regime.
    —Cornelia Otis Skinner (1901–1979)

    Mrs. Skinner told Jones that Mrs. N. was a very fascinating woman, and that Mr. W. was very fond of fascinating with her.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    That food has always been, and will continue to be, the basis for one of our greater snobbisms does not explain the fact that the attitude toward the food choice of others is becoming more and more heatedly exclusive until it may well turn into one of those forms of bigotry against which gallant little committees are constantly planning campaigns in the cause of justice and decency.
    —Cornelia Otis Skinner (1901–1979)