"When everything happens to you when you're so young, you're very lucky, but by the same token, you're never going to have that same feeling again. The first time anything happens to you - your first love, your first success - the second one is never the same."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Lauren Bacall 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."Lauren Bacall 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."Lauren Bacall on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Lauren Bacall on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Lauren Bacall on Winston Churchill
"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."