Helen Hayes Quotes

A sick person needs “… the absence of pain and the presence of family.”

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.

It is really about time that age was accepted as part of life too. We are afraid of growing old. And many of us spend more than half our waking hours trying to camouflage our age. There is nothing more beautiful than an unadorned old face with the lines that tell a story, a story […]

The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity – love. And the story of a love is not important what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.

My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others, and that’s nice, too, but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.