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I guess I was a mom so late in life,
by Candice Bergen

I guess I was a mom so late in life,
my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
- Candice Bergen

Related topics: Mom

But it was hard to leave because the show's been so important in our lives.
- Candice Bergen

Hollywood is like Picasso's bathroom.
- Candice Bergen

Were women meant to do everything - work and have babies?
- Candice Bergen

 

I admit that Post-it note sheets that adhere to virtually
any surface are now my substitute of choice for retention.
- Candice Bergen

I've never felt more comfortable in my skin,
I've never enjoyed life as much and I feel so lucky.
- Candice Bergen

I couldn't hold it together today.
George Clooney asked me if I was OK,
and I practically collapsed.
I couldn't stop crying, I had to go off sobbing like an idiot.
- Candice Bergen

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It's impossible to be more flat-chested than I am.
- Candice Bergen

At an age when most actresses are being phased out,
I am being phased in - with a vengeance.
- Candice Bergen

Self-acceptance has been a blessed by-product of middle age.
- Candice Bergen

I got the role I loved the most at a point in my career
when most women are being phased out.
- Candice Bergen

I was getting offers.
I had just turned them down.
Then I realized I should be grateful that at age 54,
people were still offering me film roles.
- Candice Bergen

Beauty set up distance between other people and me.
It warped their behavior.
- Candice Bergen

I certainly love doing comedy and feel most comfortable near it.
- Candice Bergen

Men say they love independence in a woman,
but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
- Candice Bergen

Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement,
it's rather frightening and threatening to have others
ascribe such importance to something you know you're
just renting for a while.
- Candice Bergen

I remember being in tears at the hospital after Chloe was born,
at the thought that someday she would have to leave home.
- Candice Bergen

When are you going to realize that if it doesn't apply to me it doesn't matter?
- Candice Bergen

People see you as an object, not as a person,
and they project a set of expectations onto you.
People who don't have it think beauty is a blessing,
but actually it sets you apart.
- Candice Bergen

But when I disappeared, it sort of pissed me off,
that guys get to go on being sexual until they're seventy or eighty,
and we disappear at forty-five or fifty.
- Candice Bergen

I didn't have a financial need, and I wasn't very gifted at relationships.
I probably was more like what we think of boys as being:
hard to pin down and wary of commitment.
- Candice Bergen

Glamorized...
am I glamorous?
- Candice Bergen

Not that we didn't have close relationships with our parents -
I'm very close to my mom -
but parents didn't think anything of going off for
a few weeks and leaving their kids.
- Candice Bergen

It's not just in Hollywood that women run the risk
of being passed by once they reach 50.
It happens in real life, too.
- Candice Bergen

I believe a lot in monogamy, let me tell you.
- Candice Bergen

Memory is the first casualty of middle age,
if I remember correctly.
- Candice Bergen

I have never savored life with such gusto as I do now.
- Candice Bergen

Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
- Candice Bergen

I have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much,
a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that
is my obsession with being older and time going faster
and it's become increasingly sweeter for me.
- Candice Bergen

I never have really said much about the whole episode,
which was endless.
But his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about
fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did.
- Candice Bergen

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door,
leaving those who look through to guess about what
is seen during the moment.
- Carl Sandburg

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't design your own life plan,
chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan.
And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
- Jim Rohn

I don't like formal gardens.
I like wild nature.
It's just the wilderness instinct in me,
I guess.
- Walt Disney

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
- Will Rogers

Still, things could be a lot worse.
Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't.
- the movie Megamind (2010)

Every spirit makes its house,
and we can give a shrewd guess
from the house to the inhabitant.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used
some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth.
- Jim Coleman

I guess there seems to be clubs opening up again,
which is strange.
- Todd Barry

If you play your cards right things are going to happen in the long run.
In the short run, it is anybody's guess.
- Ron Livingston

I guess they're tough jokes.
But there's lots of things you either laugh or cry at.
And you just can't cry.
- Sam Kinison

I guess my natural inclination is to finish what I started.
We have a Conservative government in Nova Scotia.
What I want to see is a Conservative government in Ottawa.
- Peter MacKay

If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment,
but I just wear whatever feels comfortable.
- Shania Twain

But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person.
I guess sometimes I give off that impression.
- Edward Furlong

I guess I'm about ready to promote myself in a more human way.
I don't feel quite so insecure.
- Evan Dando

It's OK, I guess, if you really need the money,
but luckily, I'm not in that position.
- Shirley Booth

I like to go for a walk or swimming or in the garden when I can.
It's a busy kind of life, but I guess I'm lucky.
- Brian May

You sin in thinking bad about people -
but,
often, you guess right.
- Giulio Andreotti

I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday.
- Raymond Chandler

I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain
musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for.
- Stephen Malkmus

I guess I'm not that aware of such a big fan base.
I have a few core people who write me no matter what I'm doing,
but I hardly have sacks of mail being dropped on my door!
- Julie Bowen

I guess I can go anywhere I want.
If only I knew where to go.
- Layne Staley

We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which
I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery.
I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
- Cleo Moore

I didn't ask to be a hero, but I guess I have become
one in the Christian community.
So I accept it.
But if I'm wrong about this, I guess I'll become a bum.
- Hal Lindsey

We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing,
it's more a business that's out there and running riot,
so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.
- Yahoo Serious

I guess I'm a hopeful optimist, because to be a pessimist is to be suicidal.
- Peter Benchley

I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved.
Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view,
radically different from the last.
- George Murray

I was always a show-off - as a kid I was never afraid
to make a fool of myself,
and I guess that's still true.
- Ann Robinson

I guess you could say I'm cautious, or a coward.
- Namie Amuro

I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it.
I said, Thyroid problem?
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

I was built for the long run, not for the short dash,
I guess.
- William Shatner

And I tried it and I felt, I guess I must have been
pulled in by the red light of television and now I've been on TV since 1992.
- Star Jones

I have too many fantasies to be a housewife.
I guess I am a fantasy.
- Marilyn Monroe

We can guess that the unacceptable conduct of the soldiers
at Abu Ghraib resulted in part from the dangerous state
of affairs on the ground in a theater of war.
- John Yoo

But I guess the lesson is this: If you don't have confidence
in yourself and think that you are worth hiring,
or whatever it is, you can't expect anyone else to.
- Sam Donaldson


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