"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Lucille Ball on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Lucille Ball on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Lucille Ball on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Lucille Ball on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Lucille Ball on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"You see much more of your children once they leave home."
"I'm not funny. What I am is brave."