Never say never Never is a long, undependable time, and life is too full of rich possibilities to have restrictions placed upon it.
I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
I consider anybody who weighs over 200 pounds fat, and time was when I could not refrain from telling such people so.
As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
I didn't want to spend the rest of my life playing Norma Desmond over and over again.
In two months Joseph Kennedy had taken over my entire life, and I trusted him implicitly to make the most of it.
Life and death. They are somehow sweetly and beautifully mixed, but I don't know how.
The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.
When I die, my epitaph should read: She Paid the Bills. That's the story of my private life.
Writing the story of your own life is a bit like drilling your own teeth.
All they had to do was put my name on a marquee and watch the money roll in.
Fame was thrilling only until it became grueling. Money was fun only until you ran out of things to buy.
Sam Wood, the director, made most of his money as a real estate agent; there was nothing of the temperamental artist about him.
Much as I cared for Joseph Kennedy, he was a classic example of that person in the arts with lots of brains and drive but little taste or talent.