"About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Rita Mae Brown on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Rita Mae Brown on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Rita Mae Brown on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Rita Mae Brown on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Rita Mae Brown on George Bernard Shaw
"I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can."
"Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television."
"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."
"You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it."
"Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash."