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"When I graduated from Santa Monica High in 1927, I was voted the girl most likely to succeed. I didn't realize it would take so long."

"I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?"

"Having a child makes you realize the importance of life - narcissism goes out the window. Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I'd be fine."

"I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us."

"Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential."

"In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone."

"My doctor asked me if I smoked, and I said only when I'm working, golfing, or drinking. Then I realized the only time I don't smoke is when I'm home. I didn't even realize I'd become a smoker."

"Whatever education I got was from experience and reading. But I also realize I wouldn't pass my friend's sixth-grade class."

"I've come to realize that protecting freedom of choice in our everyday lives is essential to maintaining a healthy civil society."

"I am an obsessive garage cleaner - my wife and the neighbors make fun of me. I remember that my father was the same way, and now when I'm out there unearthing things in the garage, I realize I am becoming my dad!"

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