Sure he (Fred Astaire) was great, but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did, backwards... and in high heels.
A 1982 Frank and Ernest cartoon, unidentified date
Elizabeth Knowles, "Backwards and in high heels", What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (Oxford Press: 2006)
"Quotes About Ginger Rogers", Ginger Rogers: The Official Site
Often incorrectly attributed to Faith Whittlesey, Ann Richards (who used it in a 1988 speech), or to Ginger Rogers herself
Alternative version: Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.