Lucille Ball
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"Lucille Désirée Ball" was an American actress, comedian, model, and film studio executive. She was the star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, and Life with Lucy.

In 1929, she landed work as a model and later began her performing career on Broadway theatre/Broadway using the stage names Diane Belmont and Dianne Belmont. She performed many small movie roles in the 1930s and 1940s as a contract player for RKO Radio Pictures, being cast as a chorus girl, or in similar roles, and was dubbed the "Queen of the Bs" (referring to her many roles in B-films).

During the 1950s, she became a television star. Ball had met and Elopement (marriage)/eloped with Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz in 1940. In 1951, Ball helped create the television series I Love Lucy with Arnaz. On July 17, 1951, at almost 40 years of age, Ball gave birth to their first child, Lucie Arnaz/Lucie Désirée Arnaz. A year and a half later, she gave birth to their second child, Desi Arnaz, Jr./Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV, known as Desi Arnaz, Jr. Ball and Arnaz divorced on May 4, 1960.

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Knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can do.

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.

Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

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.

Love yourself first and everything falls into line.

I'm not funny. What I am is brave.

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.

It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.