I've always said to my men friends, If you really care for me, darling, you will give me territory. Give me land, give me land.
Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.
In essence, I'm a sophisticated cotton picker.
I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.
When we want to have our own style of living, it is nobody's business but ours. What we do in private is our private business.
I'm a dirt person. I trust the dirt. I don't trust diamonds and gold.
I punish myself more than anybody else does if I am stupid about my actions, and I suffer, really suffer.
Dr. Einstein was not successful in school, but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power, and look what he did.
Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.
I'm an orphan. But the public has adopted me, and that has been my only family. The biggest family in the world is my fans.
Greed is so destructive. It destroys everything.
My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.
The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it's going to go and where you'll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don't let anyone deter you from that.
I have a great need for affection from an audience. I don't know whether this is because I had such a tough life when I was a child.
I never take anything for granted. I may slip any minute.
I wouldn't bother to describe me. I'm Eartha Kitt.
Let's take care of the necessities first: give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty.
I stayed on my own path and did not follow the herd. I made a way for myself.
I am a mother and I know the feeling of having a baby come out of my gut.