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I felt devalued and disrespected.
by Lisa Bonet

I felt devalued and disrespected.
The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
- Lisa Bonet

An instructor once told me that when there's resistence in your body,
it's only because of the resistence in your mind.
It's about getting inside the pose.
Being the breath.
- Lisa Bonet

Having Zoe saved my life.
It was my wake-up call.
There were so many things I didn't want to pass on to her.
- Lisa Bonet

Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time.
So many go in and never come out, and primarily they're black and Latino.
- Lisa Bonet

 

We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick.
You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk.
Some people just hold it.
Others really share.
- Lisa Bonet

I'm writing a film.
With our access to these powerful media,
we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting
what is put out there now to be consumed.
- Lisa Bonet

My desire to participate in the business is not to make more crap.
- Lisa Bonet

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I took solace in my relationship with God who,
along with my dog, was my best friend growing up.
- Lisa Bonet

It's from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.
- Lisa Bonet

Let those who know know, and let me keep what little privacy I can.
- Lisa Bonet

Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity.
I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me.
That was kind of weird.
- Lisa Bonet

I'm part of an important movement that needs to happen.
- Lisa Bonet

I spent a lot of time feeling alienated and rejected.
- Lisa Bonet

I was literally the black sheep of the family,
and there were definitely moments of discomfort while
my grandmother was working through her racism.
- Lisa Bonet

I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them
speak and see how music manipulates them.
- Lisa Bonet

What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty,
and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.
- Lisa Bonet

My life is art.
Its how I express God.
- Lisa Bonet

Everyone has their story.
Everyone has issues.
You have to face your fears.
- Lisa Bonet

My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when
she decided to marry a black man in the '60s.
When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
- Lisa Bonet

When I was 16 I was fortunate enough to get Cosby and
move to New York and shift my whole life.
that had been my dream all along, and it came true.
- Lisa Bonet

We're getting ready to take over the world.
My group of girlfriends - we're renegades.
- Lisa Bonet

That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again.
Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and
live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice.
- Lisa Bonet

Once a week we go to juvenile hall and talk to boys there.
Just go and spend a day in the juvenile courts.
- Lisa Bonet

Both of my parents would say they were atheists,
so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know.
But it's natural.
No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
- Lisa Bonet

It's okay to be a freak.
- Lisa Bonet

I have a desire to create more film,
more beauty,
more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate.
It's not about creating or building a career.
- Lisa Bonet

The Cosby years were a major part of my life,
but it is the past; I don't really concentrate on it.
- Lisa Bonet

A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica.
We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well.
A poetry group.
Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.
- Lisa Bonet

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Affirmation:
All people are my heart-felt brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
- C. S. Lewis

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have been dairy free for several years,
and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies,
which it did, and help me lose weight,
which it did.
- Fran Drescher

I always felt that the great high privilege,
relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
- Katherine Mansfield

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

That happens every time I get behind a guitar,
regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom
and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual.
- Ben Harper

I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown
most readily available to adolescent girls.
- Kate Beckinsale

To feel today what one felt yesterday isn't to feel -
it's to remember today what was felt yesterday,
to be today's living corpse of what yesterday was lived and lost.
- Fernando Pessoa

I've always felt that music should be a normal part
of the experience that surrounds people.
- Morton Gould

It was dripping and, you know, and there was a whole
line of cameras and microphones.
I felt like - you remember the honor guards,
only it was a dishonor guard.
- Jim Bakker

He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly,
but because he felt deeply.
- John Buchan

A collection makes its own demands.
Many artists have been collectors.
I think of it rather as an illness.
I felt it was using up too much energy.
- Howard Hodgkin

I remember those days with Bergman with great nostalgia.
We were aware that the films were going to be quite important,
and the work felt meaningful.
- Max von Sydow

I felt that, in retrospect, there was a time in the late Seventies,
after I had a string of hits and successes,
as a performer and a recording artist,
that I wasn't saying anything.
- Boz Scaggs

Language is like money, without which specific relative
values may well exist and be felt,
but cannot be reduced to a common denominator.
- George Santayana

Things that I felt absolutely sure of but a few years ago,
I do not believe now.
This thought makes me see more clearly how foolish
it would be to expect all men to agree with me.
- Jim Rohn

I remember in that red leisure suit I sort of felt
like a Pizza Hut employee,
and the white one was the ultimate, with the white turtleneck collar,
that was the ultimate in bad taste.
- Johnny Depp

I would adopt a standpoint, irrespective of whether
someone was for or against it,
if I felt deeply that it was right for the movement.
- Alfred Rosenberg

I kept bugging them about making it more upscale,
because I felt Abby, through her cleverness and business sense,
was a character who would move up.
And that's what she did.
- Donna Mills

I'm used to working alone.
Frankly with some of the actors I've worked with,
I've felt like I was working alone.
- Claudia Christian

The Indians were well mounted and felt proud and elated
because they had been made United States soldiers.
- Buffalo Bill

Finally I had a place where I could express my pain
and I felt safe because I didn't have to put my name on it.
I think acting kept me alive back then.
- Lindsay Wagner

I felt guilty throughout the whole time,
but I was seduced.
The power of these drugs, sex, power,
and money, was extremely strong for me.
- John Perkins

But the thing I felt most strongly about,
and put at the end of one of the prison diaries,
was education.
- Jeffrey Archer

One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I loved being back out on the pitch.
Although I have not been in full training,
I felt pretty good.
- David Ginola

And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.
- Monica Lewinsky

There can be no possible question that cold is felt
much more keenly in the thin air of nineteen thousand feet than it is below.
- Hudson Stuck

Rare is the human being, immature or mature,
who has never felt an impulse to pretend he is some one or something else.
- George P. Baker

As a Democrat in this Senate, I felt aggrieved by some
things the other side has done.
I have no doubt they feel aggrieved about some of the things we have done.
- Mark Pryor

Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked,
so to speak, making a stable combination.
- Henri Poincare

I always felt rock and roll was very,
very wholesome music.
- Aretha Franklin

I always felt that if I made a movie,
it would be one movie; I didn't see how they could make 26 swimming movies.
- Esther Williams

As a small child, I felt in my heart two contradictory feelings,
the horror of life and the ecstasy of life.
- Charles Baudelaire


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