"Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Marlene Dietrich on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Marlene Dietrich on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Marlene Dietrich on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Marlene Dietrich on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Marlene Dietrich on Mahatma Gandhi
"Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring."
"When you're dead, you're dead. That's it."
"Grumbling is the death of love."
"Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast."
"It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter."