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Reese Witherspoon Quotes and Sayings

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That said, I'd love to do a musical,
either in film or on stage.
- Reese Witherspoon

I feel very blessed to have two wonderful,
healthy children who keep me completely grounded,
sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an
awards show just so I know to keep it real.
- Reese Witherspoon

But with the right kind of coaching and determination
you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment
that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear.
- Reese Witherspoon

I love to cook comfort food.
I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice.
The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it.
- Reese Witherspoon

 

Well I always wanted to be Dolly Parton when I was a little girl.
I was obsessed with her.
- Reese Witherspoon

Being a Southern person and a blonde,
it's not a good combination.
Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart.
- Reese Witherspoon

I love books.
- Reese Witherspoon

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Well I had my kids so young that I kind of feel that
I'm a kid too and am growing up with them.
The things they're interested in tend to really influence me.
- Reese Witherspoon

I started working on trying to sound like June from the very beginning.
- Reese Witherspoon

I take the kids to church and Sunday school.
They love it.
I really think it's important for a child to feel that
there are things that are bigger than your life out there.
- Reese Witherspoon

It's funny that it all becomes about clothes.
It's bizarre.
You work your butt off and then you win an award and
it's all about your dress.
You can't get away from it.
- Reese Witherspoon

Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all,
with this much attention.
We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and
raise them with the values we were raised with.
- Reese Witherspoon

We each own one car, and we have a reasonable house.
It's a lovely place to be, but it's not extravagant.
- Reese Witherspoon

I'm just chatty.
But I do express my opinion.
- Reese Witherspoon

I get crazy in a bookstore.
It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything.
- Reese Witherspoon

I think women are natural caretakers.
They take care of everybody.
They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs,
and don't spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out.
- Reese Witherspoon

I read while the kids play.
I can see them from the kitchen window.
And I'm a fast reader.
- Reese Witherspoon

It really bothers me when people don't use coasters.
Particularly on my table.
- Reese Witherspoon

I don't believe in perfection.
I don't think there is such a thing.
But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.
- Reese Witherspoon

It's fun to do a comedy and hook people in and then
hoodwink them into watching a serious movie.
I like to lead in with the comedy and then hit them
over the head with a drama.
- Reese Witherspoon

Confidence is everything in this business.
- Reese Witherspoon

For our first date, I made Ryan Hamburger Helper,
which is basically what I grew up on.
I make my own version of it now, with macaroni and
cheese and hamburger meat.
And the kids - it's their favorite dinner.
- Reese Witherspoon

Many people worry so much about managing their careers,
but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES.
I want to make my life, not just my job,
the best it can be.
The rest will work itself out.
- Reese Witherspoon

Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well
and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter.
So finding out about her really helped to inform my
performance and to bring her to the front in a way
that she has never been before.
- Reese Witherspoon

But listen, I'm 29-years-old, I'm really lucky to be
there and whatever happens I've been really blessed already.
I have plenty of awards for this movie and if this
was it for me I'd be really content.
- Reese Witherspoon

That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband
and I'm missing something important at my daughter's
school which makes me feel sick inside.
It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making.
- Reese Witherspoon

To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture.
We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot
of the same values of family and spirituality.
But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
- Reese Witherspoon

The joy we get as actors is out of transforming ourselves
into something that's not necessarily anything true to ourselves.
And it's a power - not being yourself,
and being in the role; it's just like another prop.
- Reese Witherspoon

I think movies are great and I have a great time making
them but they're not what keeps you warm at night,
or what's ultimately the most important thing in anyone's life journey.
- Reese Witherspoon

I got a role in this movie called Freeway playing this really angry,
aggressive, violent young woman who believed wholeheartedly in the truth.
I had such satisfaction afterward, and I thought,
That's what I want to do.
- Reese Witherspoon

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

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

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
- Karl Barth

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
- Arabian Proverb

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

I unconditionally forgive myself for everything
that I have ever done, said, or thought
that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

I unconditionally forgive everyone for all hurt
that I have ever experienced in the presence of their actions.
I unconditionally forgive myself for everything that I have ever done,
said, or thought that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister,
to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart.
Having said this, I have said all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think,
because you can't change it.'
- Daisy Donovan


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