Lucille Ball Quotes

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.

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

I believe that we’re as happy in life as we make up our minds to be.

remember to recognize the small successes that you will have. Don’t let the brightness of that big goal blind you to what happens on the way toward the goal. Meet one wave at a time and enjoy what progress you make. I want you please not to be taken up in the undertow of pessimism.

I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.

A man who correctly guesses a woman`s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.

The more things you do, the more things you can do.

Now get the hell out of here and go change the world.

I cured myself of shyness when it finally occurred to me that people didn’t think about me half as much as I gave them credit for. The truth was, nobody gave a damn. Like most teenagers, I was far too self-centered. When I stopped being prisoner to what I worried was others’ opinions of me, I became more confident and free.

Responsibility is the ability to respond.

Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.

I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.

Whether we’re prepared or not, life has a habit of thrusting situations upon us.

Luck? Luck is hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.

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.

Love yourself first and everything falls into line.

I’m not funny. What I am is brave.

It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes.

Love yourself first and the rest of your life will fall into place.

It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

There’s a great deal of difference between temperament and temper. Temperament is something you welcome creatively, for it is based on sensitivity, empathy, awareness … but a bad temper takes too much out of you and doesn’t really accomplish anything.