Goldie Hawn, fully Goldie Jeanne Hawn

Hawn, fully Goldie Jeanne Hawn

American Comedic Actress, Film Director, Producer and Singer

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The smile you give is the smile you get back.

There aren't many romantic comedies anymore that star just a female lead without being paired with a male lead.

Though she loses the ashes on the way, the film is about the meaningful lessons she finds instead.

To find someone who loves your children like you do is really rare.

We have to embrace obstacles to reach the next stage of joy.

When my mother was alive, I was the daughter first and everything else second.... That's what made her death so painful. My mother was a big part of my life and a big reason why I did what I did. I've always derived a lot of energy from being a good daughter.... When she was gone, I suddenly thought, Why am I doing this? For whom? Losing my mom was really hard on me. I remember going to the Academy Awards shortly after she died and thinking, Well I'm all dressed up, and my mother won't see me.

Why not just live in the moment, especially if it has a good beat?

You had a whole life's design, what motivated you when the negativity surrounded you?

You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.

Youthfulness is connected to the ability to see things new for the first time. So if your eyes still look at life with wonder, then you will seem young, even though you may not be chronologically young.

The key is to learn to respect and honor the complications of other people's lives.

The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one.

The movie actually has a little more back story, more consequence, and I think it's more real actually for this time period.

The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.

It is not the question, what am I going to be when I grow up; you should ask the question, who am I going to be when I grow up.

I've come to believe that seeking happiness is not a frivolous pursuit. It's honorable and necessary. And most people forget even to think about it.

A person can't go wrong if they are prepared,

I've finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?

All I ever wanted to be was happy.

Life is a dance with the cosmos.

Comedy breaks down walls. It frees us for just a moment from the ugliness of this world.

My eyes are too big, my nose is too flat, my ears stick out, my mouth is too big and my face is too small... my body is thin as a clarinet and my ankles are so skinny that I wear two pairs of bobby socks because I don't want people to see how thin they are.

How long can you be cute?

Never apologize for your success because you worked hard for it.

I must say that the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth. We're all built with illusions. And they break.

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American Comedic Actress, Film Director, Producer and Singer