"The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Helen Hayes on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Helen Hayes on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Helen Hayes on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Helen Hayes on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Helen Hayes on Bruce Lee
"Age is not important unless you're a cheese."
"People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me."
"I cry out for order and find it only in art."
"Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it."
"The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre."