“My English is not very good-looking.”
~ Celia Cruz,
a.k.a. Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso
Singer-Performer (1950-2003), 80+ Albums & Songs Recorded, Gold Records (23X), Latin Grammy Awards (4X), Grammy Awards (5X), Hollywood Walk of Fame Star (1987), Guinness World Record Book (1987 Carnaval Tenerife – Islas Canarias, Spain), Yale University Honorary Doctorate of Music (1989), Celia Cruz Way Street Dedication (1990 Miami, FL, Calle Ocho Walk of Fame Star (1991), Golden Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award in Music (1991 Hollywood, CA), Hispanic Women Achievers Award (1992),
Desi Awards Favorite Film Actress (1992 Hollywood, CA), Encuentro Lifetime Achievement Award (1992 Washington D.C.), La MUSA de Oro Life Time Achievement Award (1994 Caracas, Venezuela), Billboards Latin Music Hall of Fame Award (1994), University of Panama Life Time Achievement Award (1994), Walk of Fame Star Amador Bendayan (1995 Caracas, Venezuela), Costa Rica’s Walk of Fame Star (1997), Galeria Walk of Fane Star (1997 Mexico City, Mexico), Hispanic Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award (1998 Washington, DC)
University of Miami Honorary Doctorate in Music (1999), International Latin Music Hall of Fame (1999)
New York’s Central Park Summer Stage (2002), Calle Celia Cruz Street Dedication (2004 Tenerife, Spain), Celia Cruz Way Street Dedication (2004 Union City, New Jersey), Guinness World Record Book Longest Working Career as Salsa Artist (2005), Celia Cruz Square Dedication (2005 Hollywood, CA) & United States Postal Service Commemorative Postage Stamp (2011)
“If at first you don’t succeed… skydiving isn’t for you.”
Comic Strip Character
~ Character via Scott Adams
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“You know, I was the class clown in Catholic school, but I never thought I would make a living out of it!”
~ Sofia Vergara
Actress, Television Producer, Presenter, Model, Imagen Foundation Awards (2011), NAACP Image Awards (2011),
Screen Actors Guild (2012), Glamour Awards (2012), Screen Actors Guild (2013) & People’s Choice Award (2017)
““They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.”
~ Kurt Cobain”
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Drummer & Founder – Nirvana
“I scare the water in the shower when I sing.”
~ Nancy Alcorn
Founder & President – Mercy Multiplied
“You can’t be on the defensive all the time. Be on the offensive, like me. I’m the most offensive person in the world.”
~ George Jefferson
Dry Cleaning Entrepreneur
Portrayed by Sherman Hemsley
“I’m happy that I have brought laughter because I have been shown
by many the value of it in so many lives, in so many ways.”
~ Lucille Désirée Ball,
Film and Television Actress
and Studio Executive
“I’m terrified about the day that I enter the gates of heaven and God says to me, “Just a minute.””
~ Maureen O’Hara
a.k.a Maureen FitzSimons,
Actress, Singer, Oscar Award (2014, Honorary),
Ireland-American Fund Heritage Award (1991), National Cowboy &
Western Heritage Museum Western Performers Hall of Fame (1993)
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star & Golden Boot Award
“If you don’t have a sense of humor, you probably don’t have any sense at all.
A sense of humor reduces people and problems to their proper proportions.”
~ Canon J. John
Speaker, Storyteller, Evangelist, Social Activist & Author
“Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head.”
~ Carol Burnett,
Actress, Comedienne, Singer & Writer,
“I have flabby thighs, but, fortunately my stomach covers them.”
~ Joan Rivers
a.k.a Joan Alexandra Molinsky,
Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer,
Television Host & Emmy Award Winner
“I think that comedy is such a tool to open the heart, to loosen up the muscles, to loosen up the brain.
God knew how important it would be to laugh because He said it is a great medicine,
and when used properly, it is the greatest of medicines.”
~ Chonda Pierce,
Comedienne, Author, Philanthropist &
Co-Founder – Branches Recovery Center
““Boy, I remember on the farm, when we’d get depressed, Grandma could always cheer us up.
She’d take out her dentures and take a healthy swig of the aquarium and then hold a flashlight under a chin,
so we could watch the goldfish swim from cheek to cheek.
Boy, we could have watched them all day, but visiting hours were only from 10 to 4.”’
Make the most of it!”
~ Rose Nylund, The Golden Girls TV Series character acted by
Betty Marion White,
Actress, Comedian, Singer, Author, Producer & Radio Host
“My first crush was Barry Manilow. He performed on TV and I taped it.
When no one was around I’d kiss the screen.”
~ Janet Jackson,
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Actress & Author
“It’s good to be able to laugh at yourself
and the problems you face in life. Sense of humor can save you.”
~ Margaret Cho,
Stand-Up Comedian, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author & Singer-Songwriter.
“Dan: “He told me Jackie thinks I’m like a god.”
Roseanne: “Well, that’s just ’cause you never do anything on Sunday.””
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“Other than speaking, I love design, fashion, travel, outdoors, and anything that promotes healthy living.
Oh, and I do really, really love long romantic walks down the shoe aisle!”
~ April Osteen Simons ,
“Well, I think that’s one of the biggest secrets of marriage;
you have to be able to laugh and be friends.”
~ Priscilla Marie ‘Cece’ Winans Love,
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Talk Show Host, Speaker,
Author, Dove Awards (23X) Stellar Awards (15X) & Grammy Awards (12X)
“My name is ‘Arsenio’. That’s a very unique name for a Black man.
In Greek it means, ‘Leroy’.”
~ Arsenio Hall,
Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host,
NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)
“I was once asked to do my Tarzan yell at Bergdorf Goodman,
and a guard burst in with a gun!
Now, I only do it under controlled circumstances.”
~ Carol Burnett,
Actress, Comedienne, Singer & Writer,
“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,
“It’ll keep you alive for another 10 years, if you get yourself a laugh once a day:
either provoke it, or look around in the wildest laboratory in the world, the public.”
~ Jerry Lewis,
a.k.a Joseph Levitch
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Producer, Humanitarian, Screenwriter and Film Director
Winner of several Lifetime Achievements Awards from:
The American Comedy Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association,
& Venice Film Festival, Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars (2x)
Governors Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors
(highest Emmy Award, 2005)
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences(2009)
“Inside that book, it’s my life-all the places
where I’m hurting or I laughed
or I cried or I prayed.
And I’ve had to pray a lot!”
~ June Carter Cash,
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Dancer, Comedian, Author,
Grammy Awards (5X) & Christian Music Hall of Fame (2009)
“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
“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)