This life is what you make it. Not matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth.
I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.
I’ve been on a calendar, but never on time.
Hollywood’s a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.
Topics: Hollywood, Fame
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.
Arthur Miller wouldn’t have married me if I had been nothing but a dumb blonde.
I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.
Fame will go by and, so long, I’ve had you, fame. If it goes by, I’ve always known it was fickle. So at least it’s something I experienced, but that’s not where I live.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
I restore myself when I’m alone.
I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control, and at times hard to handle, but if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.
Husbands are chiefly good lovers when they are betraying their wives.
Fame is fickle and I know it. It has its compensations, but it also has its drawbacks and I’ve experienced them both.
No one ever called me pretty when I was a little girl.
Unfortunately, I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
When they said Canada, I thought it was up in the mountains somewhere.
It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.
Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature.
A career is born in public – talent in privacy.
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