I'm like a phoenix. I rise from the ashes.
The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
Mama never told me, 'Bess, you did good.' She wanted the best for us and she was an incredible administrator. She ran those three kids, that house, the whole bit. But if I looked fine, she'd find something wrong - the color, the hem... I used to tell her, 'Mama, don't worry when you're not with me, because you're with me.'
Not only do I have celebrity, but I have notoriety, which is sometimes more seductive.
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.