By the time I was 15, my mother had turned me into a real clotheshorse.
The only time I ever went hunting I remembered it as a grisly experience.
My sculpture is very personal; for years my subjects were family and close, close friends.
The first feminine feature that goes, with advancing age, is the neck.
I'll be eighty this month. Age, if nothing else, entitles me to set the record straight before I dissolve. I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book.
I always anticipated difficulties in order to avoid scenes.
My greatest debt will always be to the movie-going public of yesterday and today, without whose love and devotion I would have had no story to tell.
The Sennett system of making pictures was actually fun. You never knew what the person next to you was going to do.
Sunset Boulevard opened in August 1950, and it was pronounced the best movie ever made about Hollywood.
I entered the cosmetics industry because I wanted more women to use cosmetics made with safe, healthful ingredients.
If you're 40 years old and you've never had a failure, you've been deprived.
There was no place at all for me in my father's military world.
From the first moment on the set I was consumed with curiousity about the technical side of shooting a sound picture.
The fuss that actors began making about the difficulty of shifting to sound struck me as perfectly foolish.
I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944.