Paulette Goddard quotes

  • I lived in Hollywood long enough to learn to play tennis and become a star, but I never felt it was my home.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Stars #Home #Play

  • You live in the present and you eliminate things that don't matter. You don't carry the burden of the past.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Past #Matter #Live In The Present

  • Actors and actresses who say they never go to see their own pictures are talking through their hats. You don't have to be a Freud to know that the most fascinating person in the world - actors or anybody - is yourself.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Talking #World #Actresses

  • You live in the present and you eliminate things that don't matter. You don't carry the burden of the past. I'm not impressed by the past very much. The past bores me, to tell you the truth; it really bores me. I don't remember many movies and certainly not my own.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Past #Matter #Remember

  • I don't accept flowers. I take nothing perishable.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Funny #Flower #Accepting

  • I am not temperamental. I just know what I want and if I don't have it, I try to get it.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Trying #Want

  • He who accepts the unaltered philosophy of another is as ludicrous as he who donshis neighbor's hat, and infinitely more ridiculous.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Philosophy #Hats #Ridiculous

  • I love doing TV. It's such a breakneck pace you know. It's kiss and go with your leading man. You meet them in the morning and go right into a clinch. The filming is over before you know their last names.
    -- Paulette Goddard

    #Morning #Kissing #Men

  • We are all made from star dust and we will all return to star dust, like a cosmic palindrome.

  • We can never sneer at the stars, mock the dawn, or scoff at the totality of being.

  • Once I even took the train to Utrecht, forty miles from Amsterdam, with my yellow star, this star which I still have. Why did I go? I just wanted to visit some friends. I was a little bit crazy, a little bit insane.

  • Christopher Robin was home by this time, because it was the afternoon, and he was so glad to see them that they stayed there until very nearly tea-time, and then they had a Very Nearly tea, which is one you forget about afterwards, and hurried on to Pooh Corner, so as to see Eeyore before it was too late to have a Proper Tea with Owl.

  • We have an obligation to spread amateur baseball both at home and abroad. Building up the game at all levels - Little League, Babe Ruth Leagues, the colleges - is in our own self-interest. That's where the pool of talent is - and also of fans.

  • It's named the Lombardi Trophy for a reason, because we play and live in Titledown. We've got the best fans, and I can't wait to go home and see those fans and bring home the Lombardi Trophy.

  • My car's my best friend. My office. My home. My location. I have a very intimate sense when I am in a car with someone next to me. We're in the most comfortable seats because we're not facing each other, but sitting side by side. We don't look at each other, but instead do so only when we want to. We're allowed to look around without appearing rude. We have a big screen in front of us and side views. Silence doesn't seem heavy or difficult. Nobody serves anybody. And many other aspects. One most important thing is that it transports us from one place to another.

  • I think being recognized more is something you have to get used to, whether it's your homeland or when you're traveling. People recognize me from my play or a commercial I've done. It's just a normal part of life.

  • When you're writing a movie or a play and writing isn't going well, which is for me the normal condition - it's an exceptional day when suddenly I've got something and it's going well - you can call the studio or the producer or whoever is waiting for it and say, "I know I said I was going to have it in by the end of the summer.

  • Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep can play with the boys but there just aren't that many tour-de-force roles out there for women,