“Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love.
For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other
which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.”
~ Marilyn Monroe
a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson,
Actress, Model, Singer, Humanitarian & Film Producer
“Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna – or
it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.”
~ 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)
“It’s nice to be important, but it’s important to always be nice.”
~ Alyssa Milano,
Actress, Activist, Producer, Singer & Comic Book Creator
“Who you are as a person will only be amplified once you are ‘famous’.
So, if you had a good heart, then I would imagine
you’ll have the same good heart
but the means to do even more with it.”
~ Meghan Markle,
Actress, Model, Calligrapher, & Humanitarian
“As you get older, you get different,
and I’m a mushier, softer person as I get older.”
~ Eddie Murphy,
Comedian, Actor, Writer, Singer, Producer & Philanthropist
“As I’ve gotten older and older …
I’ve learned that relationships really matter. That being likeable really matters….
Those things are also almost as important, and maybe even more so,
than just being a really excellent writer or a really great show host.”
~ Betty W. Liu,
News Anchor, Business Journalist, Author,
Dow Jones Newswires Award (1997),
“Top 30 Business Journalists Under 30 List (2000-2002, 3x)
& Central High School’s Alumni Hall of Fame (2011)
“For me, the beauty of a person is a matter of the whole package.
You have to look at the whole thing,
not just a matter of outward appearance or whatever.
It has to do with one’s character, personality,
upbringing and so on.”
~ Gong Li,
“Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river,
understand who you are, how you come across to people,
and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you,
the community around you and the world,
so that when you go out, you can feel you have made a positive difference.”
~ Jane Fonda,
Actress, Writer, Political Activist, Fitness Entrepreneur, Academy Award (2X),
BAFTA Award (2X), American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award (2014) & Fashion Model
have always faced
from mediocre minds.”
~ Albert Einstein,
Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize – Physics (1921),
Barnard Medal (1920), Matteucci Medal (1921), ForMemRS (1921),
Copley Medal (1925), Gold Medal – Royal Astronomical Society (1926),
Max Planck Medal (1929) & Time Person of the Century (1999)
“If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person.
If there is beauty in the person, there will be harmony in the house.
If there is harmony in the house, there will be order in the nation.
If there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world.”
~ Chinese Proverb
When asked to share her secret to having a long career in a competitive industry:
“There is no secret. Prayer, good old-fashioned hard work, giving the personal touch,
never compromising my integrity, listening to good business advice
and keep a talented group of people on my team to help me stay on top of everything.”
~ Egypt Sherrod,
Multi-media Personality, Author, Real Estate Expert and Philanthropist.
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“People do business with people they Know, Like, Trust and Agree With.”
~ Dan Kennedy
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“It is really rare to find someone you really, really
love and that you want to spend your life with and all
that stuff that goes along with being married.
I am one of those lucky people. And I think she feels that way too.
So, the romantic stuff is easy because you want them to be happy.”
~ Harry Connick, Jr.
a.k.a Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr.,,
Singer, Pianist, Composer/Arranger & Actor
“Her trademark “cuchi, cuchi” comes from her nickname for her dog, Cuchillo (Spanish for “knife”):
“When Cuchillo was happy, he wiggled. I copied him and I used to say ‘como Cuchi, como Cuchi’.
Everybody thought that it was very cute when I wiggled and say cuchi-cuchi,
and they gave me cookies and candy.
Now, every time I say cuchi-cuchi, people give me money.””
“Around the world, I am known as a great musician.
But in America, I am known as the cuchi-cuchi girl.
That’s okay because cuchi-cuchi has taken me all the way to the bank.”
a.k.a María del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza,
Actress, Singer & Guitarist
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“I have my team.
Like if you see everyone around me –
I have my hair and makeup girl, my assistant.
They’re very calm, they’re all about positive energy.
There are no drama queens.
Everyone wants everyone else to have a positive experience.
There are no agendas.
I think it creates a healthy environment
and there are no boundaries to cross.”
a.k.a Stacy Ann Ferguson ,
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actress & Fashion Designer,
American Music Award, amfAR Inspiration Gala Awards (3),
ASCAP Awards (6), Billboard Music Awards (8), FiFi Award
Footwear News Achievement Award, Glamour Award & Grammy Awards (8)
“The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.”
~ Elaine Heffner,
Psychotherapist, Parent Educator, Author
Senior Lecturer of Education in Psychiatry,
Co-founder, Director and Program Supervisor
of the Nursery School Treatment Center
(Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital) &
Diller-Quaile School of Music Consultant
“I make fun wherever I go…
If I go to a restaurant by myself, rest assured,
people will be talking about it.
I always have a great deal of fun being with people.
It’s part of the journey.”
~ Cloris Leachman,
Emmy Awards (Primetime 8X, Daytime 1X) &
an Academy Award
“A good head
and a good heart
a formidable combination.”
~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela,
Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer,
1st President of South Africa, Philanthropist
Nobel Peace Prize Awardee(1993) & Presidential Medal of Freedom Awardee
“I believe you can be the person
that you dream of being.”
~ Drew Blyth Barrymore,
Actress, Author, Screenwriter,
Film Director, Producer, Model
and United Nations Ambassador
“You can make more friends in two months,
by becoming interested in other people,
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.”
~ Dale Carnegie