"You see much more of your children once they leave home."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Lucille Ball on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Lucille Ball on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Lucille Ball on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Lucille Ball on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Lucille Ball on Elbert Hubbard
"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."
"I'm not funny. What I am is brave."