"The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Hedy Lamarr on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Hedy Lamarr on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Hedy Lamarr on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Hedy Lamarr on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Hedy Lamarr on Winston Churchill
"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."