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"All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession."
"You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you."
"I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for."
US abolitionist, suffragist, writer
"I think if women would indulge more freely in vituperation, they would enjoy ten times the health they do. It seems to me they are suffering from repression."
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
"Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place."
US gospel singer
"I have succeeded in getting my actual work down to thirty minutes a day. That leaves me eighteen hours for engineering."
"Heavens, no! It could get subpoenaed. I can't write anything."
US first lady (43), Senator (NY)
(see other US first ladies; married to Bill)
, when asked if she kept a diary
"I've never wanted to be a big star. I just want to keep on working."
(married to Tom Hanks)
"A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free."
"My theory about actors is we're all walking milk cartons.
Expiration dates everywhere."
"White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion."
William S. Paley
US radio, TV magnate (founded CBS)