"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."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Hedy Lamarr on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Hedy Lamarr on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Hedy Lamarr on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Hedy Lamarr on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Hedy Lamarr on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15."
"A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires."
"It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe."
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."
"I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away."