"I'm a hoarder. For me, documentation has always been key, and I've kept everything from my past."
"My mother was a listener. I'm a talker. I'm very comfortable talking."
"I think that people who are famous tend to be underdeveloped in their humanity skills."
"I used to listen to Judy Garland all the time—I love Judy Garland and her music. But I started to realize that if you keep singing like that, singing songs of being victimized by love over and over and over again, it can't help but have a profound effect on your life."
"I don't think that because I'm not married it's made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage."
"It's kind of true, you do disappear off the planet if you are a middle-aged woman, but that has some advantages as well."
"I had a career and I came to motherhood late and am not married and have never had such a trusting relationship with a man—and trust is where the real power of love comes from."
"My thinking about plastic surgery is this: I haven't had it, but never say never. Because when you do, you are definitely going to go there."
"I've spent a lot of time protecting myself. I mean, I've met a lot of extraordinary people over the years—and I just wish I had been able to open myself up to them more."
"I am absolutely intrigued by life, and I really want to hold onto it."
"What celebrities are useful for is bringing attention to the public and making them more aware. They can be unbelievably effective."
"The best part is that I'm still here and, because the end is in sight, I treasure it all more."
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