"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Lucille Ball on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Lucille Ball on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Lucille Ball on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Lucille Ball on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Lucille Ball on Bruce Lee
"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."
"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."
"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."