Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American comedian, model, film plus television actress and executive, and star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy and Life with Lucy. One of the most popular and influential stars in the United States during her lifetime, with Hollywood's longest careers, especially on television, Ball ... more »
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''Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.''Lucille Ball (1911-1989), U.S. actor, producer. Quoted in Eleanor Harris, The Real Story of Lucille Ball, ch. 1 (1954).
''You see much more of your children once they leave home.''Lucille Ball (1911-1989), U.S. comedian. The Last Word, ed. Carolyn Warner, ch. 16 (1992).