"I put my career in second place throughout both my marriages and it suffered. I don't regret it. You make choices. If you want a good marriage, you must pay attention to that. If you want to be independent, go ahead. You can't have it all."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Lauren Bacall 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."Lauren Bacall on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Lauren Bacall 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."Lauren Bacall 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."Lauren Bacall on James C. Dobson
"I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that."
"We live in an age of mediocrity."
"I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my friends, I call it 'content.'"
"Imagination is the highest kite one can fly."
"Patience was not my strong point."