"The less I behave like Whistler's mother the night before, the more I look like her the morning after."
"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."Tallulah Bankhead 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."Tallulah Bankhead on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Tallulah Bankhead 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."Tallulah Bankhead 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."Tallulah Bankhead on Kevyn Aucoin
"I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone."
"(On seeing a former lover for the first time in years) I thought I told you to wait in the car."
"I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education."
"Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds."
"If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner."