Lucille Ball Quotes

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Born: 1911-08-06, Jamestown, New York, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 1989-04-26
Occupation: Actress, comedian, model, film executive

1.
How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them.
- Lucille Ball

2.
I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one.
- Lucille Ball

3.
I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally.
- Lucille Ball

4.
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.
- Lucille Ball

5.
I will never do another TV series. It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off.
- Lucille Ball

6.
I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done.
- Lucille Ball

7.
I'm not funny. What I am is brave.
- Lucille Ball

8.
In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
- Lucille Ball

9.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
- Lucille Ball

10.
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.
- Lucille Ball

11.
Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.
- Lucille Ball

12.
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.
- Lucille Ball

13.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
- Lucille Ball

14.
Women's Lib? Oh, I'm afraid it doesn't interest me one bit. I've been so liberated it hurts.
- Lucille Ball

15.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
- Lucille Ball

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