"I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Patty Duke on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Patty Duke on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Patty Duke on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Patty Duke on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Patty Duke on Kevyn Aucoin
"For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless."
"I never did quite fit the glamour mode. It is life with my husband and family that is my high now."
"I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny. We manics do outrageous things and it is part of our colorful nature."
"I have been afraid all my life that I am going to die. All my life it has been stuffed in my imagination."
"Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries."