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There are not many roles where women are really active. ...
by Kathleen Quinlan

There are not many roles where women are really active.
- Kathleen Quinlan

I like to think of myself as kind of a sculptor,
only I sculpt people.
- Kathleen Quinlan

Some people are born gardeners, some are politicians.
I was an actor.
It took a great deal of pain before I figured that out.
I didn't relate to most of it.
- Kathleen Quinlan

My dream job has already happened.
- Kathleen Quinlan

 

At this point in my career, Apollo 13 is a million light years away.
- Kathleen Quinlan

I like to go to openings when I'm in it,
or friends are in it.
- Kathleen Quinlan

I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins.
- Kathleen Quinlan

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My agent was ambitious for me.
But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in
my vegetable garden or play with my kid.
I guess I'm kind of boring.
- Kathleen Quinlan

When not much is happening and there seems to be nothing
you can do to change that,
you do wonder.
But I am an actor, like it or not.
I stuck with it and took what was offered.
- Kathleen Quinlan

I didn't think I was an actor and fought it for a long time.
Nobody paid for that but me.
- Kathleen Quinlan

The heavy spacesuits are spectacular to look at but very hot.
Putting one on was like going from chilly London winter
weather to the Bahamas in just minutes.
- Kathleen Quinlan

I am really a sea creature.
Just a mammal that lost its fins.
- Kathleen Quinlan

It's just too egotistical to think that we are the
only lifeform in the universe.
- Kathleen Quinlan

Some of the newer folks in the industry,
I'm not sure they are familiar with the term acting.
They don't understand what it means to play a character
rather than just be a personality.
- Kathleen Quinlan

In a world where there is so much sadness and so much to be afraid of,
good things do happen to people.
Romance is still something we can find even if we're
not consciously looking for it.
- Kathleen Quinlan

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha


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