Rose Hovick
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Rose Hovick (Character)
from Gypsy (1962)

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Gypsy (1962)
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: You really would have been something, Mother.
Rose Hovick: Think so?
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: If you had had someone to push you like I had.
Rose Hovick: If I could've been, I would've been. And that's show business.

Rose Hovick: Here she is, boys! Here she is, world! Here's Rose!

Rose Hovick: [on remarrying] After three husbands, it takes a lot of butter to get you back in the frying pan.

Rose Hovick: [singing] You'll be swell, you'll be great. Gonna have the whole world on a plate! Starting here, starting now. Honey, everything's coming up roses.

Rose Hovick: [contemplating an unneeded wig] You know, we could get a nice refund on this... if we'd ever paid for it.

Rose Hovick: You need something to remind you your goal was to be a great actress. Not a cheap stripper.
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: My sister's the actress, mother. And I'm *not* a cheap stripper. I'm the highest-paid in the business.
Rose Hovick: You won't be ready for vaudeville when it comes back.
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: No, I'll be *dead*.

Rose Hovick: Nothing is better than vaudeville!

Rose Hovick: Remember - you're a lady. You make them beg for more... and then don't give it to them!

Rose Hovick: Have a Goldstone, Mr Eggroll...


Gypsy (1993) (TV)
Louise: You really could have been something, Mother.
Rose: If I could have been, I would have been. And that's show business.