"I will never do another TV series. It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Lucille Ball on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Lucille Ball on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Lucille Ball on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Lucille Ball on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Lucille Ball on Abraham Lincoln
"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."
"I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally."
"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."
"You see much more of your children once they leave home."
"I'm not funny. What I am is brave."