"Patience was not my strong point."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Lauren Bacall on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Lauren Bacall on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Lauren Bacall on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Lauren Bacall on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Lauren Bacall on William Shakespeare
"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."
"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."