Lucille Ball was an American actress, model, singer, producer, and comedian. She was well known because of her self-produced television show called "I Love Lucy". In this show she made family and marriage issues look funny. It had incredible success and her impact on the comedy and television worlds didn't go unnoticed.
Read these wise and inspiring quotes to remember Lucy in all her glory. Words that prove her hard-working life and determination.
1"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world."
2"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."
3"The more things you do, the more things you can do."
4"A man who correctly guesses a woma's age may be smart, but he's not very bright."
5"I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done."
6"In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by."
7"Ability is of little account without opportunity."
8"I'm happy that I have brought laughter because I have been shown by many the value of it in so many lives, in so many ways."
9"Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead."
10“I’m not funny. What I am is brave.”
11“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.”
12“How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we’d profit from them.”
13“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
14“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.”
15“People either have comedy or they don't. You can't teach it to them.”
16“Responsibility is the ability to respond.”
17“The best person to get something done is a busy person”
18"I wanted to get out of the pictures and stay home so that I could have children."
19"I don't think you should write a book until you tell the absolute truth. You can't do that until you're 85, and I don't want to live that long. I've always prided myself on knowing when to get off, and I hope it works out that way."
20"Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage."