"Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Hedy Lamarr on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Hedy Lamarr on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Hedy Lamarr on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Hedy Lamarr on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Hedy Lamarr on James C. Dobson
"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."
"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."
"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."