Goldie Hawn, fully Goldie Jeanne Hawn

Hawn, fully Goldie Jeanne Hawn

American Comedic Actress, Film Director, Producer and Singer

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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.

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?

I speak from a deep place in my heart. We have to embrace obstacles to reach the next stage of joy.

Peter Sellers was great to work with. A lovely man. A little bit crazy in that he - you know, as I say, it was hard. It was sort of balancing a very delicate spirit on a needle. You know, because you never know where he was going.

I wanted to investigate the nature of this joy.

She needs to let go of all that blonde silliness and quit dressing like her daughter.

I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound, as you get to a certain point in life, you figure so what am I doing?

So curiosity, I think, is a really important aspect of staying young or youthful.

If we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way they're supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.

The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.

If we cultivate compassion for those who have hurt us, we have the possibility of overcoming our anger, pain, and fear. Compassion is a great medicine.

I'll have a lot of wrinkles on my face, but I feel like my heart will be fat and full.

I'm a woman who was raised to believe that you are not complete unless you have a man. Well, in some ways it's true. I am a feminist to a point. But I'm not going to deny the fact that I love to be with men.

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American Comedic Actress, Film Director, Producer and Singer