That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
God has entrusted me with myself.
I wanted to be successful, not famous.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion.
Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet,with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?
Live in danger. Build your cities on the slopes of Vesuvius.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer.
A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
I am driven out of fatherlands and motherlands. Thus I now love only my children's land, yet undiscovered, in the farthest sea; for this I bid my sails search and search.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
I have reached an age when, if someone tells me to wear socks, I don't have to.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Glance into the world just as though time were gone and everything crooked will become straight to you.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.