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Uma Thurman Quotes and Sayings

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I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

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It is better to have a relationship with someone who
cheats on you than with someone who does not flush the toilet.
- Uma Thurman

I would love to do something like Austin Powers to
show off my comic timing.
- Uma Thurman

I grew up in a mostly Buddhist environment.
- Uma Thurman

 

Fun wouldn't be the right word...
it was the most difficult, challenging,
physical, extraordinary stretch I've ever had to make,
in all those wild regards.
- Uma Thurman

Even, today, when people tell me I'm beautiful,
I do not believe a word of it.
- Uma Thurman

I was an escapee of childhood.
I always wanted to grow up.
- Uma Thurman

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I'm very happy at home.
I love to just hang out with my daughter,
I love to work in my garden.
I'm not a gaping hole of need.
- Uma Thurman

Tall, sandy blonde, with sort of blue eyes,
skinny in places, fat in others.
An average gal.
- Uma Thurman

Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world.
What I have learned is that I like all religions,
but only parts of them.
- Uma Thurman

We never left a set until we'd trashed it.
- Uma Thurman

I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic,
I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking,
I was just really weird as a kid.
- Uma Thurman

It's hard sometimes if you think a character should
look a certain way and you're being pushed to do it differently.
I've had fights over that.
That's why it's so important that you work with good people.
- Uma Thurman

Modeling is basically 'Buy more stuff!
Don't you want some more stuff? It will make you look
ten years younger and men will like you!' If I'd wanted to be a salesperson,
I would have got a job selling.
- Uma Thurman

Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself,
that I understood the limits of my heart.
It's extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out,
to realize your love is inexhaustible.
- Uma Thurman

When asked if I consider myself Buddhist,
the answer is, Not really.
But it's more my religion than any other because I
was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment.
I don't practice or preach it, however.
- Uma Thurman

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor.
It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it.
If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy.
In this business a lot of people go nuts,
go eccentric, even end up dead from it.
Not my plan.
- Uma Thurman

I had to go to a mirror and look at it.
I couldn't picture myself in my own head.
I had no image beyond a stick figure.
I wasn't a mean person as a kid, or dumb,
and something has to be said to justify excluding you.
- Uma Thurman

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep,
so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything.
It's the time we spent together that matters,
not how we left it.
- Trey Parker

Life is unlimited.
Your world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
Money that is spent or given away returns multiplied.
The more love that is given, the more love returns.
The more a helping hand is given, the more hands
are strengthened and empowered to help.
We can help each other to all be winners.
We can all have food, and jobs, and love, and happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
- Alan Perlis

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
- Colin Powell

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
- William Wordsworth

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

Time is the coin of your life.
It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.
Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
- Carl Sandburg

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert

If the money we donate helps one child or can ease the pain of one parent,
those funds are well spent.
- Carl Karcher

So much of my life is spent just focused on driving race cars.
- Jeff Gordon

No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee,
I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
- Danielle Berry

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
- Sigmund Freud

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
- George Burns

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the
very end of 1978 for half of my annual income.
I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge

Researchers have found very little difference between
men and women in terms of the amount of time spent gossiping.
- Kate Fox

It seems to me I spent my life in car pools,
but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on.
- Barbara Bush

My early childhood was spent in Newark,
New Jersey, but my family moved to Denver when I was 12.
- Anita Diament

Dancing is a tough career, but I'm glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet.
- Deborah Bull

One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends
is their childlike gullibility,
and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book.
- Phil Foglio

Anyone who has spent a few nights in a tent during a storm can tell you:
The world doesn't care all that much if you live or die.
- Anthony Doerr

We African Americans have now spent the major part
of the 20th Century battling racism.
- Constance Baker Motley

Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades
pandering to environmental extremists.
The policies they have put in place are in large part
responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today.
We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years.
- Marsha Blackburn

I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.
- Halle Berry

When Time is spent, Eternity begins.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Boston's freeway system is insane.
It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his
childhood crashing toy trains.
- Bill Bryson

Obviously I've spent most of my working life with men
and they have this way of operating which seems a bit alien to me.
- Janet Street-Porter

I've spent several years in Hollywood,
and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
- Wilson Mizner

An hour or two spent in writing from dictation,
another hour or two in reading aloud,
a little geography and a little history and a little
physics made the day pass busily.
- Hudson Stuck

I spent 20 years of my life building up Queen,
and now I'm spending years of my life trying to get away from it.
- Brian May

I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo.
And then the bits and pieces were sculpted.
It took probably 10 days to create each character after all those camera tests.
- Brendan Fraser

I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom,
and freedom includes the freedom of religion.
- Oriana Fallaci

No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.
- Bryant H. McGill

There can only be democracy when money is not allowed to be spent in Politics.
- Imran Khan

I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control.
- Yancy Butler

If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three
years working on the Hill,
he would have written the Ten Commandments with three
exceptions and a saving clause.
- Charles Morgan

I spent time in, like, criminal courts,
and covering murder trials for papers.
- Kurt Loder

We spent a lot of time in simulators.
We were going to do it right.
- Wally Schirra

The happiest years of my mother's life were spent in Washington,
D.C.
It was where she met my father, where John was born
and where I spent my earliest years.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

The liberal groups spent months raising money so they
could take down anyone President Bush nominated.
But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts.
- Michael Oxley

If anybody says their facelift doesn't hurt,
they're lying.
It was like I'd spent the night with an axe murderer.
- Sharon Osbourne

I've always walked and climbed; spent a lot of time
in the arctic and places.
- Robin Day

I was brought up in a very poor and very violent household.
I spent much of my childhood being afraid.
- Patrick Stewart

I spent 10 years in New York doing theater.
- Kristen Johnston

If I had all the money I'd spent on drink,
I'd spend it on drink.
- Vivian Stanshall

There's probably one more story about Bosnia that I'd like to do,
because I spent a fair amount of time on the Serb side of the lines,
which isn't apparent in the other books.
- Joe Sacco


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