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Usually, it gets worse and worse as they downsize your character;
by Christine Baranski

Usually, it gets worse and worse as they downsize your character;
mine just kept getting better.
- Christine Baranski

The older I get the more I try not to waste my time on negative energy.
- Christine Baranski

You make a choice whether or not to turn that TV on.
We didn't even have a television in the house.
- Christine Baranski

Bambi has a profound effect on children because it's
about losing your mother.
- Christine Baranski

 

Acting is like a high wire act.
Your margin for error is very slim.
- Christine Baranski

You can only do the work to the very best of your ability.
- Christine Baranski

I got into Julliard on almost a full scholarship.
- Christine Baranski

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I'd much rather be famous for being a fabulous bitch than being,
She does that nice wife really well.
- Christine Baranski

I'm a nice, happily married wife and mom and I live in Connecticut.
- Christine Baranski

I'm sad to say that stardom is a commodity in our culture.
- Christine Baranski

You are always damned by things that you do well as an actor.
- Christine Baranski

I do enjoy film.
The more I do it the more I learn.
- Christine Baranski

You have to hold your bloody own or you're lost.
- Christine Baranski

I always say God should have given women one extra decade at least,
especially if you want a family.
You're trying to pack a lot in.
- Christine Baranski

Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional.
He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves.
- Christine Baranski

I adore clothes, I adore drinking.
I just don't have the time or the inclination to totally indulge in it.
- Christine Baranski

Why would I lose sleep when I really need valuable
sleep just to recuperate and come back and do my job?
- Christine Baranski

I often close my eyes because I can't tolerate violence.
- Christine Baranski

It is really hard to do comedy; it takes a lot of energy and focus.
It's rather like music: It's a lot of hitting notes precisely.
- Christine Baranski

Really, can anyone drink several martinis at lunch?
- Christine Baranski

I never say I have a preference for one medium as opposed to another.
- Christine Baranski

In the early '90s, New York was a pretty depressing place.
- Christine Baranski

The sibilant s is the most difficult sound to correct.
- Christine Baranski

Mike Nichols asked if I would do The Birdcage.
Mike and I are dear friends but he had never offered
me a feature role in a movie.
My television career opened other doors for me.
- Christine Baranski

It was considered that you were stepping down by doing television.
I almost turned Cybill down because I so wanted to
remain a theater actress.
- Christine Baranski

I wish I didn't have to live up to anything.
- Christine Baranski

It's a great time to be an actress at this point in my life.
- Christine Baranski

I wanted to show people I can do things other than the sophisticated bitch.
- Christine Baranski

Lawrence of Arabia is the ultimate movie,
deeply cinematic.
- Christine Baranski

Audrey Hepburn's face was made for the camera.
- Christine Baranski

I think people think Jim Carrey's just wild and crazy.
He really is very disciplined.
It is true of Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams as well.
- Christine Baranski

It's the thing that you do well that brings you to prominence.
The very thing that brings you to success can also be like a curse,
because then people think that's all you can do.
- Christine Baranski

If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege
of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people,
creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic.
- Christine Baranski

Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film.
He never lost his cool.
He's the most easygoing, lovely man,
but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity.
- Christine Baranski

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

What one has to do usually can be done.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A man is usually more careful of his money
than he is of his principles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
- Milton Friedman

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse
that progress requires them are not really progress at all,
but just terrible things.
- Russell Baker

Don't take it personally -
it's not usually about you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.
- Mark Strand

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first,
rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
- Henry David Thoreau

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

Politicians and diapers need to be changed regularly,
usually for the same reason.
- Anonymous

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like
doing for their babies is usually best after all.
- Benjamin Spock

I love decorating my home.
I'm a gardener too, so that's usually something I have to play catch up with.
- Suzy Bogguss

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts
filed away just below the conscious level.
- Joyce Brothers

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything.
They just cry over their condition.
But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
- James Russell Lowell

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

A man usually falls in love with a woman who asks the
kinds of questions he is able to answer.
- Ronald Colman

It really does matter when we tell even the slightest untruth.
Even something as well intentioned as
telling someone their ill-finished
hair style looks wonderful will backfire -
certainly karmically, and usually practically.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I usually like whatever I've recently finished best.
- John Sladek

I'm kind of a quirky dresser usually.
Like today, I'm actually pretty put together,
but I dress kind of off sometimes, but that's just part of my personality.
- Debbie Gibson

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why,
when I am in special need of help, the good deed is
usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
- William Feather

It is always easier - and usually far more effective -
to focus on changing your behavior than on changing the behavior of others.
- Bob Nelson

And I usually use myself as a model,
posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.
- Cleo Moore


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