"I know ahead of me is far, far from the number of years behind me. I also know if I’m not productive, that piece of my life force will feel abused.”
“Very soon I will be getting a bit slower. That’s life and that’s okay."
“At this age in my life
I’m way behind."
“I can’t get any jobs here.
It’s hard in this country to work.”
"You have to plan to retire. Most people plan for the money part of it. They don’t plan for the living part of it."
“La mente tiene que caminar.”
(The mind has to walk.)
"Art is my life. I can't recall doing anything other than art."
"A lot of people when they retire are content to repaint their house every two years. I’m not. I want to be active. I think there’s a lot of people like me."
"I love people. I love the world.
I am not a millionare, but I'm rich."
On retiring: “I was so bored. I was still very healthy. I was still very viable. I felt like I could pick up the world and put it on my shoulders.
“Well behaved women seldom make history."
"Life is too short to wait to finish one thing to start another.
You’ve got to get going."
“I was a little girl with a dream. It came late but it came true."
“When I got here I thought,
everybody is so old."
"I would make the same choice again if given the chance."
"You have to put your mask on when
you go outside."
“Here, distance by miles is not an issue, it’s distance by heart."
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