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Mama never told me, ‘Bess, you did good.’ She wanted the best for us and she was an incredible administrator. She ran those three kids,…
All the praise I received couldn’t substitute for the praise I had never received from my mother at home. I longed for some wonderful man…
People want gimmicks. They have to lose 10 pounds by 8:30 tonight.
Once people have seen four or five Henry Moores, they will have a sense of great art.
On talk shows I ask myself, ‘What am I doing here?’
Men go after me, and I choose among them.
I’ve lived through a lifetime of crises and survived.
I’m not conniving – that has a pejorative context. I’m not sitting in back rooms making deals. That’s not my style.
I really don’t like talking about diets.
Not only do I have celebrity, but I have notoriety, which is sometimes more seductive.
Even when I jog, I need a place to get to.
I never like other people to clean for me. I don’t want them to invade my own privacy.
I don’t look upon my divorces as mistakes. Those marriages were right for the Bess that made that decision at that time.
The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.
I’m like a phoenix. I rise from the ashes.
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