Amazing Quotes

A list of quotes that are written all over my walls and notebooks. 

“Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live” -Mark Twain.

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes and at times I’m hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best” -Marilyn Monroe.

“A day without laughter is a day wasted” -Charlie Chaplin.

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” -Truman Capote.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring” -Marilyn Monroe.

“Life is a ticket to the greatest show on Earth” -Martin H. Fischer.

“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will” -Chuck Palahnuik.

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy” -John Mason.

“All I can do is be me, whoever that is” -Bob Dylan.

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are” -e.e. cummings.

“An actor must interpret life and, in order to do so, must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer” -James Dean.

“A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin” -H.L. Mencken.

 “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined” – Henry David Thoreau.

“I can’t imagine a duller fate than being the best dressed woman in reality. When I want to do something I don’t pause to contemplate whether I’m exquisitely gowned. I want to live, not pose!” -Carole Lombard.

“I, along with the critics, have never taken myself very seriously” -Elizabeth Taylor.

“I’m not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats. I’m not looking for the secret to life. I just go on from day to day, taking what comes” -Frank Sinatra.

“Although no one believes me, I have always been a country girl and still have a country girl’s values” -Ava Gardner.

“If I can’t be me, I don’t want to be anybody” -Joan Crawford.

“My father warned me about men and booze, but he never said anything about women and cocaine” -Tallulah Bankhead.
“If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun” -Katharine Hepburn.

“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat!” -Joanne Woodward.

“The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer” -Joan Collins.

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” -Salvador Dali.
“Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind” -Mick Jagger.
“As long as my face is on page one, I don’t care what they say about me on page seventeen” -Mick Jagger.
“The only real elegance is in the mind; If you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it” -Diana Vreeland.
“My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older.  Plain girls should
have someone telling them they are beautiful.  Sometimes this works miracles” -Hedy Lamarr.

2 Responses to “Amazing Quotes”

  1. anonymous February 16, 2012 at 9:57 pm #

    Your blog is absolutely lovely. You’re a great writer, and your knowledge of film and pop culture is impressive. I was surprised to find out you’re 13!

    • silvervelvetsky February 23, 2012 at 9:23 pm #

      Wow, thank you very much, anon. I’m fourteen now, but I suppose it’s basically the same, haha. Anyhow, I really do appreciate your comment, thanks.

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