Lucille Ball Quotes About Love, Age, Funny, Life, Friendship, Desi Arnaz & Goodreads! One of the World’s most highly comedians, Lucy Ball, is known best for her inner television show ‘I Love Lucy,’ which she created and hosted. Additionally, she worked as a model, performer, and producer. She was born in Jamestown, New York, on August 6, 1911. When she was fifteen years old, Lucille Desiree Ball left her little town and moved to New York City to shine a career in entertainment.
In 1933, Ball made her cinematic debut and became renowned as the “Queen of the B’s” for her many parts in B-movies. Before she began the program that would eventually change the face of entertainment, she featured in more than 75 films. Based on an actual experience of Lucy Ball and his husband Desi Arnaz, I Love Lucy began as a comedy television series in 1951. Ball’s lovable comic brilliance with the show was given a voice to flourish.
The first female studio boss in Hollywood was the entrepreneur, who proved that her talents went beyond comedy. For women in the film and television industry, her role at Desilu Productions as president was a game-changer. Her shows continue to air in syndication.
Ball went on to achieve thirteen Emmy nominations, including four Emmy Awards for her efforts in the television industry. The Kennedy Center Honors were bestowed upon her in 1986 to recognize her contributions to the realm of popular culture. Lucille was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. On April 26, 1989, she passed away. Ball’s laughter and business acumen live forever as a mentor and inspiration to many of today’s female comedians and performers.
Best Lucille Ball Quotes
1.”One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.”-Lucille Ball.
2.”In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.”-Lucille Ball.
3.”Ability is of little account without opportunity.”-Lucille Ball.
4.“Whether we’re prepared or not, life has a habit of thrusting situations upon us.”-Lucille Ball.
5.“When I stopped being prisoner to what I worried was others’ opinions of me, I became more confident and free.”-Lucille Ball.
6.“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”-Lucille Ball.
7.“People either have comedy or they don’t. You can’t teach it to them.”-Lucille Ball.
8.“I believe that we’re as happy in life as we make up our minds to be.”-Lucille Ball.
9.“Responsibility is the ability to respond.”-Lucille Ball.
10.“Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don’t rush; otherwise you’ll look like a patchwork quilt.”-Lucille Ball.
11.“I dyed my hair this crazy red to bid for attention. It has become a trademark, and I’ve got to keep it this way.”-Lucille Ball.
12.“I was shy for several years in my early days in Hollywood until I figured out that no one really gave a damn if I was shy or not, and I got over my shyness.”-Lucille Ball.
13.“I have a theory about the assists we get in life. Only rarely can we repay those people who helped us, but we can pass that help along to others.”-Lucille Ball.
14.”Television is the quickest form of recognition in the world.”-Lucille Ball.
15.”Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”-Lucille Ball.
16.“The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”-Lucille Ball.
17.”Children internalize their parents’ unhappiness. Fortunately, they absorb our contentment just as readily.”-Lucille Ball.
18.”If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.”-Lucille Ball.
19.”It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.”-Lucille Ball.
20.”It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes.”-Lucille Ball.
21.”I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one.”-Lucille Ball.
22.”Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.”-Lucille Ball.
23.“I’m happy that I have brought laughter because I have been shown by many the value of it in so many lives, in so many ways.”-Lucille Ball.
24.”I will never do another TV series. It couldn’t top I Love Lucy, and I’d be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off.”-Lucille Ball.
25.”Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.”-Lucille Ball.
26.”How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we’d profit from them.”-Lucille Ball.
27.”I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.”-Lucille Ball.
28.”I regret the passing of the studio system. I was very appreciative of it because I had no talent.”-Lucille Ball.
29.“I’ve always prided myself on knowing when to get off, and I hope it works out that way.”-Lucille Ball.
30.”You see much more of your children once they leave home..”-Lucille Ball.