The Soul of a Singer

“I have the soul of a singer and do splendidly in the shower but the world will never hear it.
Basically, I’m the only Irish person who can’t carry a tune.”
~ Roma Downey,
Actress, Producer, & President – LightWorkers Media,
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Once in His Life

“Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall
madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.”
~ Lucille Désirée Ball,
Comedienne, Model,
Film and Television Actress
and Studio Executive

Changing Men!

“You can’t keep changing men,
so you settle for changing your lipstick.”
~ Heather Locklear,
Actress,
Golden Globe nominee, Best Actress – Television Series Drama (4x)
Golden Globe nominee, Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (2x).

You HAVE to Write Them Back

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“It’s weird because my parents don’t really understand my business.
I get fan mail all day long, but if a piece happens to get to their house,
they’re like, ‘Oh, my God, you’ve got a fan! You have to write them back.
You have to do it!'”
~ Idris Elba,
Actor, Musician, Entrepreneur – DJ

The First Thing She Saw

“My mother says I didn’t open my eyes for eight days after I was born,
but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.”
~ Elizabeth Taylor,
Actress, Businesswoman, Humanitarian, Philanthropist, Founder – House of Taylor, Academy Award (1960, 1966, 1992),
BAFTA Award (1966, 1999), Golden Globe Award (1960, 1985), New York Film Critics Circle Award (1966) & Screen Actors Guild Award (1997)

Especially if They Were a Female Alien

“If I had to describe myself to an alien
I’d say, “I was bigger than the average human,
enjoy a drink or two with a good meal
and have a bigger head than most.”
I’d also say, “I’m really handsome.”
– especially if they were a female alien.”
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson
a.k.a. ‘The Rock’,
Actor, Author, Professional Wrestler,
& Founder of the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Even With MY Voice

“I sing a lot, even with my voice.”
~ Heidi Klum.,
Supermodel, Television Personality, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Singer,
Television Producer, Author, Actress, Philanthropist & Crystal Cross Award (2014)

The Movie He Didn’t Like

“I phoned my grandparents
and my grandfather said ‘We saw your movie.’
‘Which one?’, I said.
He shouted, ‘Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn’t like?'”
~ Brad Pitt,
Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Far As I Can Tell …

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“Far as I can tell, I still have most of my hair,
my gut is not hanging over my belt,
and I still have all of my teeth.”
~ Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE
Actor, Director, Writer & Diplomat
British Academy Film Award Winner, Academy Award (Oscar) Winner,
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE),
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award Winner & Grammy Award Winner

Necessary, Destiny-Changing Tools

“When you give kids the tools
necessary to change their destiny, it’s really empowering.”
~ Octavia Lenora Spencer,
Actress, Author,
Awards Recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe, SAG,
Critics’ Choice, and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (The Help, 2011)
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Written on The Stone

“It will be written on my tombstone in very large letters,
‘Here lies Hikaru Sulu,’
and in very tiny letters, ‘aka George Takei.’
I don’t protest the inevitable. ”
~ George Takei,
Actor, Author, Voice Artist, Director & Activist

Behind, The Applause

“My mother used to tell this corny story
about how the doctor smacked me on the behind when I was born
and I thought it was applause, and I have been looking for it ever since.”
~ Kathleen Doyle “Kathy” Bates,
Actress, Director, Academy Award for Best Actress,
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress & Emmy Awards (2 Wins, 14 Nominations)

Knowing What’s More Than Enough

“Somebody once said,  “We never know what is enough until
we know what’s more than enough.””
~ Billie Holiday
a.k.a Eleanora Fagan,
Jazz Musician & Singer-Songwriter

Sounding Like Barry!

“I can’t record in the morning
because I sound like Barry White.”
~ Toni Braxton,
Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Record Producer,
Actress, Television Personality & Philanthropist

If There’s a Bear CUB …

“When I was in Greenough, Montana, I came across a bear cub. I was off this path, and I thought,
“If there’s a bear cub, that means there’s a mother bear somewhere nearby.”
So, I doubled back. If I’d kept going,
I’m sure they would have eventually found my sneakers, and that’s about it.
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~ Al Roker,
Journalist, Weather Forecaster, Actor,
Television Personality & Author

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person –
I am simple, complex,
generous, selfish,
unattractive, beautiful,
lazy and driven.”
~ Barbra Streisand,
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it.
I had a funny Boston accent.
I couldn’t pronounce my R’s.
I wasn’t a beauty.”
~ Barbara Walters,
Broadcast Journalist, Author,
Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009)
NAACP Image Award – Best Talk Series (The View, 2009)
Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Award (1998)
Paul White Award, Radio Television Digital News Association (1985)

Baseball Caps in the Attic

“You should never wear a baseball cap
when working in close quarters in the attic:
You never see that beam above you!”
~ Alex Trebek,
Television Personality, Game Show Host & Actor

With One’s Self All One’s Life

“I’ve been living with myself all of my life,
so I know all of me. So when I watch me,
all I see is me. It’s boring.”
~ Morgan Freeman,
Actor, Film Director & Narrator

The Kind of Self You’ll Be Happy With

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny,
inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”
~ Golda Meir,
Teacher, Kibbutznik, Stateswoman, Politician, & Fourth Prime Minister of Israel

To Be a Better Cook

“My daughters think I am a terrible cook, but I try really hard.
I would really like to be a better cook.”
~ Alex Rodriguez,
Professional Baseball Shortstop/Third Baseman:
Seattle Mariners (1994–2000), Texas Rangers (2001–2003), New York Yankees (2004–2013, 2015–2016)
All-Star (14x: 1996–1998, 2000–2008, 2010, 2011), World Series Champion (2009), AL MVP (3X: 2003, 2005, 2007),
Gold Glove Award (2X: 2002, 2003), Silver Slugger Award (10X: 1996, 1998–2003, 2005, 2007, 2008),
AL Hank Aaron Award (2001–2003, 2007) & Grand Slams with 25.