Saturday, December 1, 2007

Actors & Celebrities

Never place a period where God has placed a comma.
Gracie Allen

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
Woody Allen

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
Marcel Archard

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
Mary Kay Ash

The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.
Ann Bancroft

But he has also stopped himself because he is dead right now.
Wolf Blitzer on CNN

I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul.
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

Old age ain't no place for sissies.
Bette Davis

It’s the friends you can call up at four a.m. that matter.
Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
Eleonora Duse, actress (1858-1924)

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
Helen Hayes (at 73)

Why endeavor to straighten the road of life? The faster we travel, the less there is to see.
Actress Helen Hayes

The story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Helen Hayes

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
Katharine Hepburn

Seeing a murder on television...will help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
Alfred Hitchcock

The real challenge is not simply to survive. Hell, anyone can do that. It’s to survive as yourself, undiminished.
Director Elia Kazan

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
Helen Keller

To complain too bitterly of the load of mischief that notoriety brings with it would mean that you are unsuited to the position you have made for yourself.
Elsa Lancaster

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Ann Landers

Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
Ann Landers

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Ann Landers

It's not hard to tell we was poor when you saw the toilet paper dryin' on the clothesline.
George Lindsey (American character actor)

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Charlie McCarthy

My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son of a bitch.
Jack Nicholson

I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb...and I also know that I'm not blonde.
Dolly Parton

My idea of forgiveness is letting go of resentment that does not serve your interest, ridding yourself of negative thoughts. All they do is make you miserable. Believe me, you can fret and fume all you want, but whoever it was that wronged you is not suffering from your anguish whatsoever.
Actress Della Reese

If He has given us one marvelous gift, it is that He does not permit us to know the future. It would be unbearable.
Actor Edward G. Robinson

See what will happen if you don't stop biting your fingernails?
Will Rogers (1879-1935), to his niece on seeing the Venus de Milo

We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person that loves you enough chance to love you enough.
Dinah Shore

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
Gloria Steinem

Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
Gloria Steinem

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
Elizabeth Taylor

You have to be at peace with yourself. I love to laugh. I think laughter can cure. You can see it in a person’s face. Around age forty, when your face has lost the glow of youth, what you are on the inside starts to form on the outside. Either the lines go up or they go down. If they go up, that’s a good sign.
Actress Elizabeth Taylor

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Spencer Tracy, about Katharine Hepburn

He loves nature in spite of what it did to him.
Forrest Tucker (American actor)

Parents are the bones upon which children sharpen their teeth.
Peter Ustinov

That is the best -- to laugh with someone because you think the same things are funny.
Gloria Vanderbilt

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
Mae West (1892-1980)

Domestic and foreign.
Mae West, when asked what two types of men she preferred

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