Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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Respect is one of life's greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don't have that?
Consider the fellow. He never spends his time telling you about his previous night's date. You get the idea he has eyes only for you and wouldn't think of looking at another woman.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
If you spend your life competing with business men, what do you have? A bank account and ulcers!
I think I have always had a little humor.
Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.
What good is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can't I just be an ordinary woman?
If a star or studio chief or any other great movie personages find themselves sitting among a lot of nobodies, they get frightened - as if somebody was trying to demote them.
A woman can bring a new love to each man she loves, providing there are not too many.
Sometimes I've been to a party where no one spoke to me for a whole evening. The men, frightened by their wives or sweeties, would give me a wide berth. And the ladies would gang up in a corner to discuss my dangerous character.
I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
The Declaration of Independence was always our vision of who we wanted to be, our ideal of freedom and justice, how we were going to be different, and what the American experiment was going to be about.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
The political system is broken, the economy is broken and so is society. That is why people are so depressed about the state of our country.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.