When I was five I think, that's when I started wanting to be an actress.
I want to be an artist, an actress with integrity, and that includes all kinds of parts.
I'm looking forward to becoming a marvelous - excuse the word marvelous - character actress. like Marie Dressler, like Will Rogers.
I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll be a great actress.
When I was five, I think, that's when I started wanting to be an actress. I loved to play. I didn't like the world around me because it was kind of grim, but I loved to play house. It was like you could make your own boundaries.
Respect is one of life's greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don't have that?
I don't consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.
When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.
The thing I want more than anything else? I want to have children. I used to feel for every child I had, I would adopt another.
Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.
Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity.
Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I'd sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, there with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there and I didn't miss anything that happened and there was no popcorn either.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
I wish I knew why I am so anguished.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
I've found men are less likely to let petty things annoy them.
Consider the fellow. He never spends his time telling you about his previous night's date. You get the idea he has eyes only for you and wouldn't think of looking at another woman.
My public is growing up just as I am. After all, I'm not 19 anymore and if I stick with the sex bit, who will be paying to see me when I'm 50?
I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.