I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
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Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
I've always liked men better than women.
I've lost my faith in science.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
I'd luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness. But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that's really what gives life's true meaning.
Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Look, all this is about is utilizing the rules of the Senate, using a majority of the senators, to make sure that we get health reform done. We cannot wait another day.
Happiness is a very small desk and a very big wastebasket.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
What I'm attempting to do is to show people that if I can spend some time with very dangerous spiders and snakes and scorpions, then maybe they'll feel different about the spiders and snakes they find around their areas. I don't need people to keep them as pets. I just like them to be respectful and see that everything in nature has its place.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.