Quotations by Ruth Handler
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Born: Saturday, November 4, 1916
Died: Saturday, April 27, 2002 (85 years old)
I did not think this doll could ever be this huge.
I thought the Barbie doll would always be successful.
(Keywords: Thought, Successful)
I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
It took us three years to even come close to catching up with the demand a little bit.
It's the degree of success and the length of time that is amazing.
(Keywords: Success, Time)
Television speeded everything up.
They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women.
(Keywords: Dreams, Women, Project)
Through their play Barbara imagined their lives as adults. They used the dolls to reflect the adult world around them. They would sit and carry on conversations, making the dolls real people.
(Keywords: People, Play, World)
We didn't know how to run a business, but we had dreams and talent.
(Keywords: Dreams, Business, Talent)