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Mira Sorvino Quotes and Sayings

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My father taught me how to substitute realities.
- Mira Sorvino

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I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home,
so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese.
- Mira Sorvino

I try to become more humble and more myself with every year.
There was a while when I got famous where I was so
confused and my head was spinning.
- Mira Sorvino

There was something about being in front of audiences
when I was in elementary school plays that gave me a thrill.
It was like the rush you get from a roller coaster drop.
- Mira Sorvino

 

I assume that if people get to know me,
they'll like me.
If they don't, it's not my problem.
- Mira Sorvino

We all struggle with our failure to communicate and
our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.
- Mira Sorvino

I hope that doing truthful portrayals of people in
a variety of circumstances gives people a kind of subterranean
link to those characters.
- Mira Sorvino

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Sometimes I feel limited by people's perceptions of
what I can and cannot do,
or what I do or don't look like.
- Mira Sorvino

I'm doing things that are more artistic again,
more close to the material that I love.
I don't disparage those things that I did.
They're just not as much reflective of who I am.
- Mira Sorvino

I have learned to pare down what I do and still be
effective and strong in a role.
- Mira Sorvino

I always feel I can play a role - just give me the
time to do the preparation and I'll be it.
- Mira Sorvino

I take the responsibility of choosing seriously because
it becomes an indelible part of your body of work.
Something has to sing to me.
- Mira Sorvino

Acting is doing, because everything you say or do is some kind of an action,
some kind of a verb.
You're always connected to the other person through some kind of action.
- Mira Sorvino

There are all kinds of other things I could do,
things I would probably like, but only acting would
give me emotional fulfillment.
- Mira Sorvino

The name game is frustrating.
Agents will say, They love you, but they're going to
offer it to Julia Roberts first.
- Mira Sorvino

Now that I've got some films under my belt,
I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting.
It gives me a leg to stand on.
- Mira Sorvino

I want my life to effect the balance to the positive.
- Mira Sorvino

Acting is what happens on the way.
- Mira Sorvino

I'll talk to myself out loud a lot.
- Mira Sorvino

My major in college was Chinese Studies.
It was very intentional.
- Mira Sorvino

I could have seen myself going into academia,
but I don't love it; I just like it.
- Mira Sorvino

The Oscars have become such a big deal these days that
it's just used as adjective.
- Mira Sorvino

It's the relationships between people that are more
important than the sort of far away fantasies of what the good life is,
the world of supermodels and Bud ads.
- Mira Sorvino

I had started off, before I ever got an acting job,
working at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions as a reader.
I was always interested in that side of the camera.
- Mira Sorvino

I had been looking for a New York apartment,
but I said, Why not give LA a go?
- Mira Sorvino

When I was 5, my mother threw a party,
and a friend and I wrote and performed a play called The Dutch Doll.
- Mira Sorvino

I hate it when people use sex as a weapon against the
people who are engaging in it.
It's so hypocritical.
- Mira Sorvino

Being is like pretending.
- Mira Sorvino

Once you've found something you know how to do,
it makes you feel you don't have to be intimidated by someone.
- Mira Sorvino

I had a Christian upbringing - it was all about sin and guilt.
I was very happy just kissing people.
I was like the make-out queen - not even second base.
- Mira Sorvino

I have a hard time getting motivated to do something
that seems like a career move.
I've gotten into vague trouble with my agents for turning
down work that I thought was exploitative.
- Mira Sorvino

I was offered one of the roles in a big project that shall remain nameless.
I thought the whole thing encouraged violent sex crimes toward women.
It made horrible, ghastly rape violence seem sexy.
I just didn't want to sign my name to it.
- Mira Sorvino

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno

My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
- Marion Jones

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
- H. G. Wells

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner


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