I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with what I have been able to accomplish and what I have and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised. Nobody is better than anyone else and if you really work hard you might get lucky and get what you want.
To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.
We older women in Europe are lucky not to be shoved away in a drawer.
If you ask men why they did a good job they'll say 'I'm awesome. Obviously. Why are you even asking?' If you ask women why they did a good job what they'll say is someone helped them they got lucky they worked really hard.
For any of us in this room today let's start out by admitting we're lucky. We don't live in the world our mothers lived in our grandmothers lived in where career choices for women were so limited.
If to live is to progress if you are lucky from foolishness to wisdom then to write novels is to broadcast the various stages of your foolishness.
I am usually part of any disaster at a wedding if I'm a bridesmaid which I've been lucky enough to be several times.
I'm lucky to have a great support system in my friends and some of my family. If you have those people that you trust go ahead and fall back into them and let them be your hammock and cocoon and let them embrace you.
I am lucky to have advisers whom I trust.
I had this totally impossible dream of being an actress. Trust me just because I'm lucky enough to be doing this doesn't make any of this less of a pipe dream. And nothing gets my juices flowing like a really great performance. To see someone on stage I get really excited.
Not everyone is lucky enough to be given space and trust.
I really wish we could stay longer in the countries we visit but I've been lucky to have visited most of them before because I've done a tremendous amount of travel.
I've been lucky to travel through quite a bit of Europe and Australia but I would love to do Asia and South America and South Africa.
Then I was lucky I met with my future husband and I started new life with my husband and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union.
Acting has given me a way to channel my angst. I feel like an overweight pimply faced kid a lot of the time - and finding a way to access that insecurity and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky.
Lucky individuals in each generation find technology appropriate to their needs.
I feel so very grateful to have the voice God gave me. It takes a lot of rest and training to sing and I was lucky that I found a great teacher when I first moved to New York.
I was a writer. I just wasn't a very good one. I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who told me that I'd be a better actor than I would a playwright.
I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
I wanted to be a teacher but I was a lousy student one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
I was born with success. Lucky for me I am able to handle it. Also I damn well deserve it!
When everything happens to you when you're so young you're very lucky but by the same token you're never going to have that same feeling again. The first time anything happens to you - your first love your first success - the second one is never the same.
The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.