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Camryn Manheim Quotes and Sayings

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One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

Related topics: Dad

Waiting, waiting, waiting.
All my life, I've been waiting for my life to begin,
as if somehow my life was ahead of me,
and that someday I would arrive at it.
- Camryn Manheim

I placed over a thousand deaf people in jobs throughout
my career working for the deaf.
- Camryn Manheim

The character I play is a wonderful compilation of
things I hate about myself and things I love about
myself and things that I've invented to make her even
more interesting than me.
- Camryn Manheim

 

Almost everything I do is related to being fat.
- Camryn Manheim

It's okay to be a fat man.
It's prestige and power and all of that.
But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self-control.
- Camryn Manheim

I learned how to sign because when I was growing up
in California in order to get into college you needed
two semesters of language to get into a University of California school.
- Camryn Manheim

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My parents have always been offended by my weight,
embarrassed maybe.
It didn't fit with their sensibilities.
- Camryn Manheim

So to me, fat just seems to be right to the point and
the most descriptive way to say it.
- Camryn Manheim

Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my
family has some fabulous degree of something or another
and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language.
- Camryn Manheim

It never occurred to me that I'd be on a television
show or in feature films but when those came into play
my dreams changed along the way.
- Camryn Manheim

In my fantasies, I always wanted to play the ingenue,
but in reality, in my bones, I am so used to playing
the grandmother that I don't feel safe or even sure that I can do it.
- Camryn Manheim

Years ago women of my size were considered royalty.
- Camryn Manheim

One of the things I did when I was in New York,
which has a wonderful deaf community,
is I have worked on making Broadway more accessible to deaf people.
- Camryn Manheim

I don't even like to be naked in front of myself!
- Camryn Manheim

When it comes to boys and her weight,
I think Ellenor is much more conservative than I am,
and she has not had the dialogue I have had about my weight.
- Camryn Manheim

Nobody else knew what to do with me because big women are old.
- Camryn Manheim

Isn't it amazing how celebrity status preempts even
the most ingrained hatreds?
- Camryn Manheim

I have lived my life in a culture that hates fat people.
- Camryn Manheim

I've always thought of fat as just a descriptive word.
- Camryn Manheim

Parents know how to push your buttons because,
hey, they sewed them on.
- Camryn Manheim

The way I see it, I can either cross the street,
or I can keep waiting for another few years of green lights to go by.
- Camryn Manheim

I hate overweight, because it implies that there's
a weight standard I should be adhering to.
- Camryn Manheim

I think the play actually became bigger than me.
No pun intended.
- Camryn Manheim

Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend
all of my positive energy on changing the world.
- Camryn Manheim

It's important to me that I look good on television because,
let's face it, I'm single, and you want somebody to
watch the show and fall in love with you.
- Camryn Manheim

Handsome, thin, sophisticated men often fall madly
in love with larger women,
we just never see it on TV.
- Camryn Manheim

For a long time, I really struggled with the idea of
being an actor because I really felt that I should be in the Peace Corps.
- Camryn Manheim

People in this country haven't stopped hating fat people,
but they've become more kind to me, since in our culture,
even though we hate our fat people, we love our celebrities even more.
- Camryn Manheim

On The Practice, I get to do what I love to do,
and I am making a contribution that will,
in the end, help raise social consciousness,
dispel some of the myths about being large,
and change the way that people view and interact with large people.
- Camryn Manheim

When I meet large women who walk with confidence and
are articulate and really have an understanding of
how they walk in this world,
I love them so deeply for being able to overcome such unbelievable odds.
- Camryn Manheim

I think Ellenor is embarrassed and ashamed and has
devoted all of her energy to the law and to helping
other people get justice because it's too difficult
for her to face her own struggle for justice.
- Camryn Manheim

So instead of beating myself up for being fat,
I think it's a miracle that I laugh every day and walk
through my life with pride,
because our culture is unrelenting when it comes to large people.
- Camryn Manheim

I was scared, because I knew that in the political arena,
you have to satisfy so many different types of people at once,
and I wasn't sure that I could speak for everybody
and be politically correct.
- Camryn Manheim

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

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

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

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

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

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

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

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

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

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

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

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis


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