"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."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Helen Hayes on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Helen Hayes on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Helen Hayes on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Helen Hayes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Helen Hayes on Winston Churchill
"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."