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Ellen DeGeneres
The sixties were when hallucinogenic drugs were really, really big. And I don't think it's a coincidence that we had the type of shows we had then, like The Flying Nun.
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#Drugs

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You know me. Any excuse to put on a dress.
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#Dress

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But seriously, I think overall in the scheme of things winning an Emmy is not important. Let's get our priorities straight. I think we all know what's really important in life ? winning an Oscar.
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#Priorities

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I was coming home from kindergarten - well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves.
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#American Comedian #Funny #Childhood

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Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.
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#American Comedian #Funny #Holidays

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I was doing stand-up at a restaurant and there was a chalkboard on the street out front. It said, ''Soup of the Day: Cream of Asparagus. Ellen DeGeneres.''
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#Comedy

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"Here's the analogy. If my body were a car, I'd be thinking about trading it in around now. I would like to upgrade. I would be actually on the lot somewhere and some guy with a loud sports jacket would be sizing me up...kinda lookin' around goin--maybe kickin my knees. Looking behind me going: "That looks a little bashed in back there...Yeah. You mind if I check under the hood?" 'Well yes I do! Thank you very much."(talking about her body and the fact that she's aging.)
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#Body

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[My cat, Ethel, is an indoor cat] but somehow she's sneakin' out at night. 'Cause the other morning I found a stamp on her paw... I wouldn't have noticed myself, but I just bought this new black light and she passed right under it and I said, 'Hey, what's that on you paw?
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#Night

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The only thing that scares me more than space aliens is the idea that there aren't any space aliens. We can't be the best that creation has to offer. I pray we're not all there is. If so, we're in big trouble.
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#Space

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I would say 'no'! It's such a thankless job. If you do great, nobody mentions it. If you don't, everyone complains. It's a lot of work.
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#Job

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And be sure to look for me next month when I host the North Korean Peoples Choice Awards.
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#Awards

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[• Ellen DeGeneres , who was praised for her graceful performance as host of the Emmy Awards that followed the Sept. 11 attacks, will be back this year (8 p.m. Sept. 18, Channels 12, 7).] You know me, ... Any excuse to put on a dress.
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#Awards

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We've quit our agents, let go of our publicist. We're selling our house and leaving town.
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#Agents

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For me, it's that I contributed, ... That I'm on this planet doing some good and making people happy. That's to me the most important thing, that my hour of television is positive and upbeat and an antidote for all the negative stuff going on in life.
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#People

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I think I let go of the need for approval, ... It certainly feels good when you get it, but I used to be more desperate for it. Once I felt better inside about myself ... I could do everything based on how I want to do things.
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#Approval

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The first person I learned I could make happy with laughter was my mother, whom I idolize. It was a powerful thing to realize. I knew I had found my life's work.
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#Mother

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[I went to a] coffee shop here and the smallest coffee is a tall... ""I need a coffee with a side of red bull because im verry verry busy. I have TBD and I'm late for yoga, HURRY HURRY!""
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#Coffee

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My mother is going to call me as soon as she hears something, ... I literally watched CNN and sobbed all night long, and [Wednesday] I cried again. Now I'm not crying.
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#Mother

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I didn't want the Web site to be impersonal and I wanted to interact with people, ... The hammer and chisel bit was not as easy as it looks. We broke 137 monitors trying to get that done.
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#People

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If we lose our phones, we lose our phone books. You don't memorize numbers anymore.
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#Books And Reading

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I think it's sort of representative of a freedom that I have, and I know I have, and I think a lot of people don't have that,
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#Freedom

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We're putting a face on something that a lot of people don't understand, ... And we want to give people some information before they make up their minds and judge us.
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#People

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I think I let go of the need for approval,
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#Approval

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New Orleans is my home town, and it's gone,
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#Home

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[A shaken and emotional Ellen DeGeneres said her 82-year-old aunt had to quickly evacuate her home in Pass Christian, Miss., as Hurricane Katrina headed toward the Gulf Coast.] My aunt has lost everything, she has nothing, ... She grabbed four pictures out of her house. She's lost her entire life.
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#Home

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I absolutely think what Oprah did helps. For people to be honest and outraged and show what's going on ... I'm thrilled when people can get down there and paint a picture, tell the story, see a face.
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#People