Ruth Gordon — American Actress born on October 30, 1896, died on August 28, 1985

Ruth Gordon Jones, better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American film, stage, and television actress, as well as screenwriter and playwright. Gordon began her career performing on Broadway at age nineteen. She gained international visibility and critical acclaim for film roles which continued into her seventies and eighties. Her later work included performances in Rosemary's Baby, Harold and Maude, and the Clint Eastwood films Every Which Way but Loose and Any Which Way You Can... (wikipedia)

The very best impromptu speeches are the ones written well in advance.
Nothing dates one so dreadfully as to think someplace is uptown. At our age one must be watchful of these conversational gray hairs.
To be somebody you must last.
Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.
If I don't make it today, I'll come in tomorrow.