"My mum told me to have patience. It's about realising that when things aren't going the way you want them to, or you don't have inspiration, it will come."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Vanessa Paradis on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Vanessa Paradis on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Vanessa Paradis on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Vanessa Paradis on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Vanessa Paradis on William Shakespeare
"Sometimes you could be in an unhappy relationship you are very much in love with someone, but it's making you unhappy and you think things can change and you can work it out."
"I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set."
"People don't get through to the essence of you right away - it's always the famous 'girl' or the famous 'girlfriend'. I'd rather be known for myself."
"Fear can make all of us do the wrong things sometimes."
"I don't have the recipe for happiness, but I think the engine is simply having the desire."