I do not think that I am a natural born mother… If I ever wanted to mother anyone, it was my father.
Actors are one family over the entire world.
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me ‘understand’ something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
What you don’t do can be a destructive force.
I’m so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.
Hate and force cannot be in just a part of the world without having an effect on the rest of it.
In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.