Quotes to Live By

“To me, love has always meant friendship.” -Jean Harlow

“Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one’s own past failings.” -Cary Grant

“A woman has just as much right in this world as a man and can get along in it just as well if she puts her mind to it.” -Carole Lombard

“The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great, and they know I know it.” -Clark Gable

“We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.” -Katharine Hepburn

“Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.” -William Powell

“Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.” -Bette Davis

“I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me.” -Humphrey Bogart

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” -Audrey Hepburn

“Well, I think one of the main things that you have to think about when acting in the movies is to try not to make the acting show.” -James Stewart

“Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.” -Mae West

“You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tired to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle.” -James Cagney

“I’d rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.” -Tallulah Bankhead

“I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.” -Bob Hope

“Life, is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.” -Myrna Loy

“I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family – and I don’t think I could ask for anything more than that, actually.” -Frank Sinatra

“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” -Lucille Ball

“American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is.” -Desi Arnaz

**All quotes presented here were found on the terrific site:  www.brainyquote.com **

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