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Marlo Thomas Quotes and Sayings

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In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace,
in marriage, in education and on the playing field.
It was a very exciting, rebellious time.
- Marlo Thomas

Related topics: Equality

One of the things about equality is not just that you
be treated equally to a man,
but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.
- Marlo Thomas

It's because it was at a time when women didn't have any power.
It was so unusual for a young woman in her 20s to have
power that I seized the power but tried not to flaunt it.
- Marlo Thomas

My father said there were two kinds of people in the world:
givers and takers.
The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.
- Marlo Thomas

 

It's fascinating for us women to begin looking at our
lives in five-year plans.
It really does help you keep on track.
If that's too hard, start with a two-year plan.
- Marlo Thomas

I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life.
- Marlo Thomas

Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public
restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and
paper under the stall door.
- Marlo Thomas

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We've been taught to believe that actions speak louder than words.
But I think words speak pretty loud all of our lives;
we carry these words in our head.
- Marlo Thomas

Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest
blow from which I've had to recover.
- Marlo Thomas

Living with these teenage boys allowed me to see how
much their psyches were like their girl counterparts.
They were more familiar to me than I would have thought.
- Marlo Thomas

In my work, there's a tremendous amount of rejection
and waves of fertile and fallow times.
- Marlo Thomas

As much success came to him, my father stayed true to his promise.
He built the hospital to help the most helpless children
with catastrophic illnesses.
- Marlo Thomas

The Golden Girls certainly proved that there was a
large audience for a show about older women.
- Marlo Thomas

A man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless.
All a woman has to do is put you on hold.
- Marlo Thomas

We are a research center and treatment facility all under one roof.
- Marlo Thomas

Nothing is either all masculine or all feminine except having sex.
- Marlo Thomas

Never face facts; if you do you'll never get up in the morning.
- Marlo Thomas

I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St.
Jude, working on books, working on my career as an
actor and taking time out for my husband and family
help to cushion a lot of the blows.
- Marlo Thomas

Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St.
Jude's are treated without regard for the family's ability to pay.
Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of,
and for those without insurance, all of the medical
costs are absorbed by the hospital.
- Marlo Thomas

I don't think homosexuality is a choice.
Society forces you to think it's a choice,
but in fact, it's in one's nature.
The choice is whether one expresses one's nature truthfully
or spends the rest of one's life lying about it.
- Marlo Thomas

So I still seized the power, but I felt that if I officially made myself the boss,
in black and white, it would be too intimidating for
the other producers and the other men who worked on the show.
In other words, I had the power, but I gave them the title.
- Marlo Thomas

What the results are telling them is that the most
money is spent in volume by young people.
They also see young people as the consumers of tomorrow
and are trying to capture their attention from their competitors.
- Marlo Thomas

I realize now that I was a feminist and the minute
I heard the word I certainly knew it meant me,
but at that time I don't think we had the label yet.
But there's no doubt about it that I was born a feminist.
- Marlo Thomas

In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings,
praying for strength and realizing that our lives have
a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find
out what that is and express it,
was the only way I could have gotten through it.
- Marlo Thomas

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be.
And I don't think they've ever remembered.
- Andy Warhol

As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging.
She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic.
- Maureen O'Hara

Actually, I only have a few friends in real life.
And when I say friends, I'm referring to those people
who I've known since the 1960s.
- Jean Reno

The concept of industry domination of regulatory agencies
was well known and documented in the literature by the 1960s.
- Nick Johnson

When, at the end of the 1960s, I became interested in the Nazi era,
it was a taboo subject in Germany.
No one spoke about it anymore, no more in my house than anywhere else.
- Anselm Kiefer

When it comes to music, we live in a very different
world than everyone did in the 1960s and 1970s.
- Vanessa Carlton

And I don't expect anyone can bring about a revolution
in the way that Bob Dylan did -
and really didn't -
in the 1960s.
- Michael Stipe

When you're a guest star on TV shows -
particularly in the 1960s -
you're always the villain.
- Robert Vaughn

I learned to fly an airplane, and had my own airplane during the 1960s.
- Douglass North

It was a wonderful time to be young.
The 1960s didn't end until about 1976.
We all believed in Make Love, Not War.
We were idealistic innocents, despite the drugs and sex.
- Margot Kidder

Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from
unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today.
- Hal Stratton

Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s.
I think that he and his team have done a masterful
job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively.
- Mark Kirk

It was in the 1960s that I began the detailed study of public regulation.
- George Stigler

In the 1960s, people were trying to get away from the pop song format.
Tracks were getting longer, or much,
much shorter.
- Brian Eno

When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting
to be more books geared towards young adults.
- Alison Bechdel

The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional
society and freeing ourselves.
- Yoko Ono

Our church has been legal since late 1960s.
I've been involved since 1972.
I was ordained in 1975.
- Sally Kirkland

The only thing I wish I had kept were all the peace beads,
because in the 1960s people made these and hung them
at protests and it was a wonderful thing.
- David Selby

New developments in weapon systems during the 1950s
and early 1960s created a situation that was most dangerous,
and even conducive to accidental war.
- Herman Kahn

John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when
I was a political activist in the civil rights movement
and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill,
where I went to university.
- Russell Banks

I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s
of freedom of expression.
- Sally Kirkland

In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s,
the Olympics were much more than just another event.
- Peggy Fleming

Most centrist Democrats...
try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s.
There are journalistic centrists as well,
who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.
- Tom Hayden

The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way.
They were the ones who started it all.
The music was fresh and alive.
College kids loved it and their parents did,
too.
- George Grove

I thought at the time that I wanted to go into institutional sales,
selling stocks and bonds to institutions.
In those days, which was the 1960s, the institutional
salesman was making about $100,000 a year.
I thought that was just an enormous amount of money.
- Henry Kravis

I remember being young in the 1960s...
we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope.
This is what is missing in the youth today.
This being able to dream and to change the world.
- Bernardo Bertolucci

I often heard about his cases and I often sat in on his trials.
In the late 1960s when I was growing up I wanted to
be a crusader like him but I didn't want to wear a suit and commute.
- David Guterson

When I was teaching in the 1960s in Boston,
there was a great deal of hope in the air.
Martin Luther King Jr. was alive, Malcolm X was alive; great,
great leaders were emerging from the southern freedom movement.
- Jonathan Kozol

I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a
new legislator when a road divided the campus -
and it was not fully paved at that -
and no wall defined the campus from the highway.
- Michael N. Castle

When the new wave of terrorism came on the modern world,
which is the late 1960s, early 1970s,
I think we spent about a decade, the United States and our allies,
trying to figure out how to deal with it.
- Paul Bremer

There has always been a certain proportion of people
who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex.
That hasn't changed since we started doing research
on it back in the early 1960s.
- Andrew Greeley

It is quite interesting that whilst there are tremendous theories,
in the 1960s when IT was born, everybody was supposedly
going to their cottage in the countryside to work in a virtual way.
- Richard Rogers

To pursue a so-called Third Way is foolish.
We had our experience with this in the 1960s when we
looked for a socialism with a human face.
It did not work, and we must be explicit that we are
not aiming for a more efficient version of a system that has failed.
- Vaclav Klaus

During the early 1960s, I decided to supplement research
support for quantitative economic studies at Pennsylvania
by selling econometric forecasts to private and public sector buyers.
- Lawrence R. Klein

Well, our economy is very strong and growing.
We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years.
Our unemployment rate is better than the average unemployment rate of the 1960s,
1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
- Ric Keller

Well, I had a lot of help from my father with the soldering and so on,
and he was very good at math and was fascinated with computers,
and so I was fortunate enough to have a bunch of exposure
going all the way back to high school -
this was in the 1960s.
- Mitch Kapor

I think what I and most other sociologists of religion
wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake.
Our underlying argument was that secularization and
modernity go hand in hand.
With more modernization comes more secularization.
- Peter L. Berger

I have been using delay and reverberation since the middle 1960s.
I use them to make what is almost inaudible to the ear,
audible.
I do not use them to play loudly but to make the higher harmonics heard.
- Bill Dixon

I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s,
having observed some distortions up close,
but since then I wouldn't say that my personal experience
has remained an important motive for my writing about media.
- Todd Gitlin

The sport would not survive today if drivers were being
killed at the rate they were in the 1960s and '70s.
It would have been taken off the air.
It is beamed into people's living rooms on Sunday afternoons,
with children watching.
- Damon Hill

And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready
to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" -
a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals.
I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs
and wishes of those outside the power structure.
And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic
party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
- Camille Paglia

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All that is real is seen with the heart.
- Vivian Greene

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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