1. 10

    While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.

    48
  2. 9

    I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships.

    61
  3. 8

    I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity.

    65
  4. 7

    I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.

    73
  5. 6

    Cancer changes your life, often for the better. You learn what's important, you learn to prioritize, and you learn not to waste your time. You tell people you love them. My friend Gilda Radner used to say, 'If it wasn't for the downside, having cancer would be the best thing and everyone would want it.' That's true. If it wasn't for the downside.

    78
  6. 5

    I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.

    82
  7. 4

    [Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary-it's an act of infinite optimism.

    84
  8. 3

    I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.

    89
  9. 2

    There are those who open their hearts to others...who never think twice about giving of themselves. They are the wonderful warmhearted people who make all the difference in our lives.

    99
  10. 1

    Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.

    114
  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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