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1929 - 1993, British actress

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older,
remember you have another hand. The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.
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I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures
a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
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I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
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Paris is always a good idea.
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When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that's when
I think life is over.
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I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch and I was born in Belgium. If I was a dog - I'd be in a hell of a mess!
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I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never
have made it. At each stage of my career I lacked the experience.
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The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
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The "Third World" is a term I don't like very much, because we're all one world. I want people
to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.
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Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.
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Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you
saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering - because you can't take it
all in at once.
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If I get married, I want to be very married.
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On the one hand maybe I've remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because
at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.
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People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and
redeemed; never throw out anyone.
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Your heart just breaks, that's all. But you can't judge or point fingers. You just have to be
lucky enough to find someone who appreciates you.
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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible!"
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The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her
heart, the place where love resides.
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My own life has been much more than a fairy tale. I've had my share of difficult moments, but
whatever difficulties I've gone through, I've always gotten the prize at the end.
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The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.
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Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.
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True friends are families which you can select.
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For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others. For beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness.
And for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
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I tried always to do better, saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.
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Whatever a man might do, whatever misery or heartache your children might give you - and
they give you a lot - however much your parents irritate you - it doesn't matter because you
love them.
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Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
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I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and short memory! I wish I'd invented it,
because it is very true.
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I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do
anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of
the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
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I'm not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately, I have a
few good features.
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I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing
a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy
girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
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I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
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There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my
womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in
the rain.
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It's that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was
the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so don't fuss,
dear - get on with it.
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You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others
say about him.
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I may not always be offered work, but I'll always have my family.
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