If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.
I'm grateful to God for His bountiful gifts... He gave me courage and faith in myself.
I can't imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What's a home and family for if it's not the center of one's life?
When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
I've learned that getting what you want gives you a pretty high batting average, and leaves you plenty to struggle for.
I was deaf and dumb and blind to all but me, myself and I.
As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life.
Just because you want to be glamorous, don't be a sheep about your eye makeup.
I was as impatient about finding my dream man as I was about everything else I wanted.
Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable.
In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that's what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.
I was a very wanting child.
Nearly everyone I met, worked with, or read about was my teacher, one way or another.
Success can't be forced.
I'd thought of myself as a great big motion picture star from the time I was 6.
In silence - and in self-defense - I figured things out in my own little way.
Your hands, your eyes, your voice, your thoughts are your servants.
A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside.
It's so important to look relaxed.
No one is ever too old, too rich, too poor, to pray.
A face that is really lovely in repose can fall apart if, when its owner stars to talk, she distorts every feature.
I learned you have to fight for yourself in the picture business.
Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself.
A charming woman is a busy woman.
I want no part of making any contribution whatsoever to the despair which eventually follows downbeat thinking.
Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
There are no ugly ducklings.
Glamour is something you can't bear to be without once you're used to it.
I believe in the Golden Rule. I believe in practicing it.
Unless some misfortune has made it impossible, everyone can have good posture.
What you don't know intrigues you more than what you do know.
I hated school . . . . One of the reasons was a learning disability, dyslexia, which no one understood at the time. I still can't spell . . .
I believe you have to nurture your conscience.
There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.
Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character.
I'd lived by quotations, practically all my life.
I believe in living today. Not in yesterday, nor in tomorrow.
If you want a place in the sun, you have to expect a few blisters.
I think making mistakes is as inevitable as receiving disappointments.
Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.
Everything worthwhile, everything of any value, has its price. Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.
I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.
I've always been scared to death of pain - afraid, even, to think of it.
Certainly tears are given to us to use. Like all good gifts, they should be used properly.