At 69, I got the girl! And it wasn't a 68-year-old girl, either.
A high IQ individual can't deal in an industry that's subjective.
Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.
You can not do what you want to do unless you know the correct technique. The only other way you can learn how to do it is by doing it yourself, which would take twice as long than if you went to school.
Myra Breckenridge is the antithesis of sex symbol. She's revolutionary; she's a warrior.
I mostly did musicals and concerts when I was younger, and then I realized I don't quite have the voice for it, so I went into acting, which I enjoy more.
I didn't like any British music before The Beatles. For me, it was all about black American music. But then I became a successful pop singer, even though the kind of music I liked was more elitist, which is what I'm trying to get back to.
But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place. It's just you and the other guy.
It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We're all dying to win an Oscar.
You don't know what you're going to get into when you follow your bliss.
I spent more time on dark ships in danger zones than any other woman in the world.
Vladimir Putin is decisive. He's committed to victory, and he now has aircraft and surface-to-air missiles and main battle tanks in Syria.
The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.
I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing.
All black women aren't sassy, loud, difficult, or subservient. We are, in fact, very complex and very diverse, living very complex and diverse lives. That point cannot be made enough.
I like being a pin-up girl. There's nothing wrong with it.
I enjoy privacy. I think it's nice to have a little mystery. I think because of technology a lot of the mystery is gone in life, and I'd like to preserve some of that.
Campuses of best universities of the world will be set up in Knowledge Park.
Once and for all, I did not use steroids or any other illegal substance.
The more I learned about religion in Africa, the more intrigued I became. It was as if the continent was gripped with religious fervor. And the center of it was Uganda.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends.
You never know when your last day gig is, and if you spend your life thinking about it, you'll drive yourself nuts. But I try not to foster or exhibit any desperation.
The storyline of a fantasy novel is filled with such a sense of enchantment, beauty and strangeness; it allows the writer to explore the big ontological questions of life that would sound like a sermon in a social realist novel.
I enjoy being characters rather than myself.
Just standing around looking beautiful is so boring.
I'm sure there have been missed opportunities, with films I've turned down that went on to be successful, but everyone in the industry has had that happen.
When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
We've heard some things from Pope Francis that are not fully supportive of free enterprise capitalism. That should be a problem from an American perspective.