The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
A man who correctly guesses a woman's age may be smart, but he's not very bright.
I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally.
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.
I'm not funny. What I am is brave.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
TV started for me just as a means of keeping my husband Desi off the road. He'd been on tour with his band since he got out of the Army, and we were in our 11th year of marriage and wanted to have children.
The more things you do, the more you can do.
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.
I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done.
In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
Women's Lib? Oh, I'm afraid it doesn't interest me one bit. I've been so liberated it hurts.
Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.