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Helen Hayes Quotes

(1900-1993), American Actress

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. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.

Category: Achievement

Age is not important unless you're a cheese.

Category: Age And Aging

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.

Category: Heroes And Heroism

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

Category: Life And Living

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.

Category: Love

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.

Category: Love

If you rest, you rust.

Category: Rest