Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Thankfully, it became clear to me that when I compete,
by Olympia Dukakis

Thankfully, it became clear to me that when I compete,
I lose my connection to the passion I have for my work.
- Olympia Dukakis

You don't stay married for thirty-nine years because
of sex or even because of love,
but because your partner is a real friend to you,
because they respect and regard you.
- Olympia Dukakis

My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance.
He's actually more of a feminist than I am.
- Olympia Dukakis

When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my
bed every night before I went to sleep,
and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary.
- Olympia Dukakis

 

Winning is everything in Hollywood.
- Olympia Dukakis

I think it's because most of us talk one way and live another.
There are a few people who truly, truly walk the talk.
- Olympia Dukakis

God is not something I think about but something I experience as an energy,
a Presence.
I do find it easier to pray to a female Presence or an androgynous Presence.
- Olympia Dukakis

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I sometimes truly despair at ever being meaningfully
altered and affected by the things I claim are so important to me.
- Olympia Dukakis

I think we're socialized out of being women,
and then we have to find our way back to it.
That's hard to do.
- Olympia Dukakis

So I constantly play women who are damaged and out of touch,
who are seeking without knowing, or knowing without
the skills to transform their lives.
But then, that's really the fate of many women today.
- Olympia Dukakis

Most of us are not real eager to grow,
myself included.
We try to be happy by staying in the status quo.
But if we're not willing to be honest with ourselves about what we feel,
we don't evolve.
- Olympia Dukakis

When my children were born, I didn't have them baptized
because I felt baptism was about erasing Original Sin -
something the Church said children got from their mother -
and I absolutely refused to believe women carry Original Sin.
- Olympia Dukakis

The rest of us are still trying to find ways to live
in the world with spirit-ual values.
Myself included.
We've learned certain skills, we've learned to prevail somewhat,
but we've not made it over the mountain.
- Olympia Dukakis

I talk to women's groups all over the country and see
women struggling with this.
The fear of not being accepted, of being different,
of not having a man, all make it hard for a woman to
do what she really believes is right for her.
- Olympia Dukakis

I feel it most in my work, because there aren't roles
about women who are spiritually evolving.
That anyone would even write something like that,
something that's worth doing, would be a miracle!
- Olympia Dukakis

I think we have to be careful about what we label as
a prerequisite for spirituality.
I don't think you have to know a lot to have a spiritual life,
but knowing gives life richness.
- Olympia Dukakis

Sometimes I feel as if four thousand years of silencing women,
of the fear of women who were burned in oil or eviscerated
in front of their daughters,
is imprinted deep within me and has altered my DNA.
- Olympia Dukakis

Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we
age are not being told because women find it difficult
to be honest about what's going on -
about,
for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or
about living in a society that only values youth.
- Olympia Dukakis

That's right, fall in one pit and start over from the beginning!
Well, thankfully my buddies practically tied me to
my chair until I put in extra lives and I'm glad they did.
- David Crane

Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply,
and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction
and you are you once again.
- Margaret Cho

I had always fancied a go at the comedy and when it
started to go reasonably well and the opportunity arose
for me to move into it full time,
I just couldn't turn it down.
I just took the risk, and I just wanted to see if it
would work and thankfully it did.
- Jo Brand

The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in
the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised
a storm of protest at home,
in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world.
- Jenny Shipley

I've been using the same editor, thankfully,
she's been sticking with me, but I've been doing it
full-on guerilla style...
I haven't gotten any public sponsor or anything,
because I don't want to seem like I'm trying to sell any particular thing.
- Daryl Hannah

If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness,
we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of
him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi

And of course Marc Cherry heightens it and makes it hilarious.
But there's so many universal themes in the show,
and he made it so funny.
We knew he was onto something if he could keep it up and,
thankfully, he did.
- James Denton

The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies,
and um, and which are cool man.
And I really love doing them.
And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue,
because if I had I would have really made a mess of it.
You know what I mean?
- Orlando Bloom

I think the challenge is going out in front of a paying
audience with absolutely nothing and trying to entertain them for two hours.
Thankfully, I only think about that right before we go on,
and then once we're out there, everything's fine.
- Colin Mochrie

You'd have to have one hell of an imagination to completely make up a story,
but historians are very anal about what they think
should be portrayed on screen.
Thankfully they don't make movies; we do.
- Dougray Scott

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

A man who was completely innocent,
offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others,
including his enemies,
and became the ransom of the world.
It was a perfect act.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier,
you will become a general.
If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.'
Instead,
I was a painter, and became Picasso.
- Pablo Picasso

The danger of the past was that men became slaves.
The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
- Erich Fromm

I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom.
That was my way of being a bad girl.
- Sandra Bullock

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

I haven't eaten at a McDonald's since I became President.
- William J. Clinton

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

Each problem that I solved became a rule,
which served afterwards to solve other problems.
- Rene Descartes

I just became one with my browser software.
- Bill Griffith

I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944.
- Gloria Swanson

A plant's ability to grow, increase and sustain itself
became of secondary and almost minimal interest.
- Bill Munson

I was quite a reader before I became a writer.
- Tom T. Hall

And we invested three hundred thousand dollars,
became the lead investor and I became Chairman of the
Board of Scientific Data Systems,
as I was at Intel for a while.
- Arthur Rock

Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and
my people and other people more than any person I know.
I knew him before he became Malcolm X. - Lena Horne

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone.
It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
- Robert Plant

The dream factory of that time was much simpler.
As media outlets grew, everything became so complicated.
- Janet Leigh

My main mission when I became Prime Minister,
was to keep Singapore going and Singapore has been kept going.
So, I'm happy with what I've done for Singapore.
- Goh Chok Tong

The medieval hall house was very primitive when it
became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
- Stephen Gardiner

Music became an obsession, and eventually we felt more
comfortable with each other then we did with anyone else.
The three of us were like one person.
- Robin Gibb

My parents were worried about me, certainly when I
became so deeply interested in music and people like the New York Dolls who,
at the time, were very peculiar indeed.
- Steven Morrissey

The very effect of the education they were given...
was to make men think; and, thinking,
they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received.
- John Grierson

I became an adult in an extreme way.
I was recently sorting some old photographs and I found another.
- Robert Smith

The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another
older interest which became much more active during this period,
partly as a consequence of my own efforts.
- Philip Warren Anderson

Fame was thrilling only until it became grueling.
Money was fun only until you ran out of things to buy.
- Gloria Swanson

I became a very angry person and it was all due to alcoholism.
- Christopher Atkins

Then I became a mother and it just fills every space,
that isn't filled with something else important.
It's just like this incredible balloon that blows up and fills life up.
- Thandie Newton

But as population became denser, the natural chemical
and biological recycling processes became overloaded,
calling for a redefinition of property rights.
- Garrett Hardin

My music and lyrics became an extension of this Indian philosophy.
- Gary Wright

When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very
reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life.
Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor.
- Lee Grant

We did this two-week boot camp before we filmed the movie.
I got to know everybody in the group and we became friends.
We got really tight throughout those two weeks.
- Shia LaBeouf

I used a baritone guitar with a very unusual tuning
that became the body of the composition,
while the classical guitar is on top of it with the main rhythm part.
- Lee Ritenour

When I was growing up, my mother would take me to plays and museums,
and we'd talk about life.
Those times helped shape who I became.
- Jill Scott

It became very clear that Hanoi was in effect strategically
running the Viet Cong operation.
- William Westmoreland

I found for me that my safe place was work.
I could control my environment.
I became very fastidious and detailed,
and wanted things a certain way.
- Marie Osmond

Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law.
- Will Durant

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make
them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
- Sandy Koufax

If I was working hard, she bled into my personality.
I became more cynical.
- Marg Helgenberger

What the war did was give me the opportunity of three
years of continuous reading,
and it was in the course of reading that I became convinced
that I should become an economist.
- Douglass North

When I was there, something clicked in my head;
I found myself interviewing people,
searching out facts and figures.
Later on I became much more self-conscious of what I was doing.
- Joe Sacco

When you're a little kid, you don't see color,
and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind.
It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
- Eminem

We had no sleep or days off or anything like that and then,
when the band became big, Hendrix became a star and looked down at us lot.
- Noel Redding


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Thankfully, it became clear to me that when I compete, by Olympia Dukakis.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.