Edie Sedgwick

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There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means—either may do—the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.
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Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick (April 20 1943November 16 1971) was an American actress, socialite, and heiress who starred in many of Andy Warhol's short films in the 1960s.


  • I had fun, but I didn't really have anyone i particularly loved except for loving friends. But I have a certain amount of faith that it will come.
  • It's okay - I know.
    • On being told by a palm reader that she had a very short life line.


  • [She] wasn't very good... She used so much of herself with every line that we knew she'd be immolated after three performances.
    • Norman Mailer, on why he declined to cast her in one of his plays for which she auditioned, in Jean Stein and George Plimpton, eds., Edie: American Girl (Grove Press, 1982) p. 314.

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