One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. – Lucille Ball
It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn’t, and when it does, we may well reject it. – Spencer Tracy
You can’t fail. The further you fall, the greater the opportunity for growth and change. – Julie Newmar
It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer. – Norma Schearer
Tough times don’t last, tough people do. – Gregory Peck
You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen. – Ginger Rogers …
If you’re going to do something wrong, do it big, because the punishment is the same either way. – Jayne Mansfield.
‘Jack Kennedy always said to me, Hedy, get involved. That’s the secret of life. Try everything. Join everything, Meet everybody.’ – Hedy Lamarr
A new biography on Judy Garland that gives us a view of her life in her own words, has been published this month.
Classic Hollywood actor Eli Wallach, who was a big presence in film, on stage and on television for more than 60 years, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 98.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else. – Bette Davis
Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us. Some of us are better at it than others, but we all do it. – Laurence Olivier
Every star has that certain something that stands out and compels us to notice them. – Maureen O’Hara
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Be yourself. The world worships the original. – Ingrid Bergman
Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it. – Brigitte Bardot
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway – John Wayne
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring – Marilyn Monroe
Publicity can be terrible. But only if you don’t have any – Jane Russell
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer – Marlon Brando