Friday, May 31, 2013

Carrie Fisher Quotes

1. I shot through my twenties like a luminous thread through a dark needle, blazing toward my destination: Nowhere.


2. I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.


3. I rarely cry. I save my feelings up inside me like I have something more specific in mind for them. I am waiting for the exact perfect situationand then BOOM! I'll explode in a light show of feeling and emotion - a pinata stuffed with tender nuances and pent-up passions.

4. I thought I would inaugurate a Bipolar Pride Day. You know, with floats and parades and stuff! On the floats we would get the depressives, and they wouldn't even have to leave their beds - we'd just roll their beds out of their houses, and they could continue staring off miserably into space. And then for the manics, we'd have the manic marching band, with manics laughing and talking and shopping and f... and making bad judgment calls.

5. Mistakes are a drag, because you get in the area of regret and self-pity.


6. There's no room for demons when you're self-possessed.

7. Life is a cruel, horrible joke and I am the punch line.

8. You know how I always seem to be struggling, even when the situation doesn't call for it?


9. Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.





10. Leia follows me like a vague smell.

11. What worries me is, what if this guy is really the one for me and I just haven't had enough therapy yet for me to be comfortable with having found him.


12. I'm fine, but I'm bipolar. I'm on seven medications, and I take medication three times a day. This constantly puts me in touch with the illness I have. I'm never quite allowed to be free of that for a day. It's like being a diabetic.






13. I've got to stop getting obsessed with human beings and fall in love with a chair. Chairs have everything human beings have to offer, and less, which is obviously what I need. Less emotional feedback, less warmth, less approval, less patience and less response. The less the merrier. Chairs it is. I must furnish my heart with feelings for furniture.


14. Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories.

15. Certainly there are people who like me, but then there are those who don't know me who gossip about me. You can't believe the things I've heard.

16. Having waited my entire life to get an award for something, anything…I now get awards all the time for being mentally ill. It's better than being bad at being insane, right? How tragic would it be to be runner-up for Bipolar Woman of the Year?


17. One of the great things to pretend is that you're not only alright, you're in great shape. Now to have that come true - I've actually gone on stage depressed and that's worked its magic on me, 'cause if I can convince you that I'm alright, then maybe I can convince me.





18. I don't want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I'm not interested in doing that anymore.


19. Mothers are great. They outlast everything. But when they're bad, they're the worst thing that can happen.


20. I envy people who have the capacity to sit with another human being and find them endlessly interesting, I would rather watch TV. Of course this becomes eventually known to the other person.

21. I really love the internet. They say chat-rooms are the trailer park of the internet but I find it amazing.

22. My mother's career was over at 40 but she was still trying to be everyone's buddy, always smiling for the cameras.


23. Happy is one of the many things I'm likely to be over the course of a day and certainly over the course of a lifetime. But I think if you have the expectation that you're going to be happy throughout your life - more to the point, if you have a need to be comfortable all the time - well, among other things, you have the makings of a classic drug addict or alcoholic.

24. I am a very discreet human when it comes to other people.






25. Sometimes I feel like I've got my nose pressed up against the window of a bakery, only I'm the bread.

26. Sometimes I think all I want to find is a mean guy and make him be nice to me. Or maybe a nice guy who's a little bit mean to me. But they're usually too nice too soon or too mean too long.


27. No, as it turns out, I really like being congratulated on my weight loss. I like it so much, it's tragic.



28. I like performing. I like partnering with an audience.

29. My father was a joyous, joyous spirit, he really was. He was a hedonist, that was just - he enjoyed life, thrust up to the elbows with it. He was a terrible father. I don't know that he was parented that well.


30. Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.


31. Now I say I'm a diarist with an explanation I'll get back to you on. Someday I may try and write in memoir form.

32. I think of my body as a side effect of my mind.

33. People see me and they squeal like tropical birds or seals stranded on the beach.


34. I'm very sane about how crazy I am.

35. In my opinion, a problem derails your life and an inconvenience is not being able to get a nice seat on the un-derailed train.


36. People are still asking me if I knew "Star Wars" was going to be that big of a hit. Yes, we all knew. The only one who didn't know was George.





37. I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like.

38. From here on out, there's just reality. I think that's what maturity is: a stoic response to endless reality. But then, what do I know?


39. The manic end of is a lot of fun.


40. No motive is pure. No one is good or bad-but a hearty mix of both. And sometimes life actually gives to you by taking away.



41. Acting engenders and harbours qualities that are best left way behind in adolescence.

42. The world of manic depression is a world of bad judgment calls.


43. There are two things that I know for certain guys are good for: pushing swings and killing insects.

44. As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don't.

45. So when I was 24, someone suggested to me that I was bipolar, and I thought that was ridiculous. I just thought he was trying to get out of treating me. But he was also responding to the chaotic nature of my life.


46. Anything you can do in excess for the wrong reasons is exciting to me.


47. I think that the truth is a really stern taskmistress.

48. My inner world seems largely to consist of three rotating emotions: embarrassment, rage, and tension. Sometimes I feel excited, but I think that's just positive tension.

49. Drugs made me feel more normal.


50. And not that it matters, but my mother is not a lesbian! She's just a really, really bad heterosexual.

51. You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well.


52. I spent a year in a 12-step program, really committed, because I could not believe what had happened - that I might have killed myself.


53. I quote fictional characters, because I'm a fictional character myself!

54. Do you or do you not like wearing earrings in your mouth that will one day smell like your ex-boyfriend's dick?

55. You can't find true affection in Hollywood because everyone does the fake affection so well.


56. I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life.


57. He's a very strange guy, my father. I can't get mad at him because he's so adorable.

58. I don't want to be a victim.

59. Never let 'em see you ache. That's what Mr. Mayer used to say. Or was it ass? Never let 'em see your ass.


60. There's a line I have that our family was designed more for public than for private. But there are definitely some things that are only mine. I am someone who dreams at night, and you don't know what I'm dreaming.

61. I signed my likeness away. Every time I look in the mirror, I have to send Lucas a couple of bucks.


62. I'll never be known for my work with boundaries.


63. You're not really famous until you're a Pez dispenser.

64. I was born into big celebrity. It could only diminish.

65. I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to BE art.

66. If wishes were horses mine would be glue.


67. I am mentally ill. I can say that. I am not ashamed of that. I survived that, I'm still surviving it, but bring it on. Better me than you.

68. I was street smart, but unfortunately the street was Rodeo Drive.

69. I did the traditional thing with falling in love with words, reading books and underlining lines I liked and words I didn't know. It was something I always did.


70. Offstage, I couldn't put things into words, and that was the one thing I'd always been able to rely on. Putting my feelings into words and praying they wouldn't be able to get out again.



71. Instant gratification takes too long.

72. As we all know, there is no underwear in space.


73. Actually, I am a failed anorexic. I have anorexic thinking, but I can't seem to muster the behavior.


74. I have a chemical imbalance that, in its most extreme state, will lead me to a mental hospital.



75. Instant gratification takes too long.

76. Karl Marx: "Religion is the opiate of the masses." I did masses of opiates religiously. 


77. If anything, my mother taught me how to sur-thrive. That's my word for it.






78. I have a mess in my head sometimes, and there's something very satisfying about putting it into words. Certainly it's not something that you're in charge of, necessarily, but writing about it, putting it into your words, can be a very powerful experience.


79. Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.




80. I have two moods. One is Roy, rollicking Roy, the wild ride of a mood. And Pam, sediment Pam, who stands on the shore and sobs…Sometimes the tide is in, sometimes it's out.


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Adrien Brody Dating

Adrien Brody is an American actor and film producer. Wanna know who dated Adrien? Let us examine Adrien Brody's dating history below...
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Adrien Brody dated Tori Amos.


2001
Adrien Brody dated Monet Mazur.







2002
Adrien Brody dated model and club D.J. Sky Nellor. Nellor commented on Adrien's kiss with Halle Berry at the Oscars: "That is the Adrien I know. Sensitive and sincere. That passion just came out of him."







2003 - 2006
Adrien Brody dated former personal assistant Michelle Dupont between 2003 and 2006, when he brought her as his date to the Oscars.









2006 - 2009
Adrien Brody dated Spanish actress Elsa Pataky. For Pataky's 31st birthday in July 2007, Brody bought her a 19th-century castle in New York state. The two were featured at their New York home in a 35-page spread for HELLO! magazine in October 2008. They were going strong for awhile and rumors swirled that Adrien wanted to get married. But those same rumors also claimed that Elsa wasn't ready to settle down. While they never made an official statement, they stopped their red carpet appearances midway through 2009.


May 2010
Adrien Brody was rumored to be dating January Jones. They were spotted out together several times. In response, Adrien stated that they were "just friends."




2012 - Present
Adrien Brody dated Lara Lieto.  











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Katherine Heigl Jewish ?

Just in case you wonder if Katherine Heigl is Jewish, the truth is that Heigl (full name: Katherine Marie Heigl) is not Jewish, but mormon.  




In detail, American actress and producer Katherine Heigl, 34, best known for her role as Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens on ABC's medical drama "Grey's Anatomy," grew up in a strict mormon family in Washington, DC.


When her older brother passed away in a car accident when she was just 7 years old, it was her family's religion that pulled them through the tragedy. "I give the Mormon church a lot of credit for helping (us) do that," Heigl told Vanity Fair



Heigl's conservative upbringing still affects certain choices today, but she claims she is too selfish to fully devote herself to the church. "I haven't been an actively practicing Mormon in years," Heigl revealed to the Daily Mail, adding: "I satisfy my vices instead of fighting them. I love being a sinner. If I start going back to church, I'd have to stop the smoking and drinking, and I wouldn't be able to curse any more."


When Heigl was asked if she still practices the mormon faith, she responded: "I haven't since I was about 19 or 20, when I moved to L.A. and was working a lot. I couldn't find a ward I was comfortable in. It kind of petered out mostly because of that. My good friends are Mormon, some of the best people I know".



It has to be mentioned that Heigl didn't date until she was 16, because of her strict mormon family.


"Part of it was the rules of the religion I was in, and the other part was my parents enforcing those rules," Heigl was quoted as saying, noting: "I really trusted my parents and believed they wanted what was best for me. I didn't always agree with everything they said, but I'd always defer to them."





"I haven't been an actively practicing Mormon in years," Heigl admitted, stating: "I still have a fondness for the Mormon religion and theology. A lot of my friends are Mormon."


Conclusion: Katherine Heigl is not Jewish, but 100% mormon.


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Gwen Stefani Quotes

1. (regarding her role in "The Aviator") I'd like to stress that I only have a small role. Oh, who am I kidding? There are no small roles in a Martin Scorsese film.


2. It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent and I had something to contribute, somewhere.


3. I'm like a peanut butter sandwich.





4. I have learned to delegate.

5. (regarding pursuing a solo music career away from her rock group, No Doubt) They are my best friends, so when I told them that I wanted to try something solo they responded in the way that best friends do. It was a matter of timing. We've all been growing up and our priorities have changed. Then I went and got married and my priorities certainly changed.


6. My mom always said I was the peacemaker in the family. My older brother, Eric, was the leader, the creative one. I was just his puppet.






7. It's super fun being a mom, but it's hard too.

8. (regarding her first solo album, Love Angel Music Baby) This album is just about me. Although at times I think there's less of me on this than anything I've done because of all the people involved.


9. Music has this emotional thing to it, and it touches people in crazy ways. The power of having that power is something that, once you have it, you don't want it to ever end.


10. I remember when I was in school, they would ask: "What are you going to be when you grow up?" and then you'd have to draw a picture of it. I drew a picture of myself as a bride.


11. My mom and dad met at Anaheim High School. After they got married, all they wanted to do was have four children, and they did.



12. At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family and I'm not going to have time to be running around the world doing this shit and being greedy. I can always write songs. But can I always wear an Alice-in-Wonderland costume? I probably shouldn't. I can at home.


13. I got married and decided I wanted to do a dance record, and I didn't ever expect for it to be what it was or for the "No Doubt" thing to be such a long break, but it was one of those things where you just had to sort of follow your inspiration.

14. It's always odd to talk about my fashion. It's something you look at-you don't need to talk about it.


15. I really don't care what people say. It's not like it discourage me from doing something I want to do.



16. My parents always pushed creativity on us, but they made it seem like the fun thing to do.


17. Before, I was really passive, all I cared about was being in love with my boyfriend. I didn't have any creative power, nothing. I don't know that person any more.

18. My songs are basically my diaries. Some of my best songwriting has come out of time when I've been going through a personal nightmare.


19. I have to be creative to be happy.





20. Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.

21. I think I've been able to fool a lot of people because I know I'm a dork. I'm a geek.


22. Now I'm a wife and a mother of two. It's a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that's what it's like to be together for so long and go through what we've been through. I can't really have that relationship with them anymore.

23. I like the old, vintage Hollywood look.


24. One time, a guy said he worked for Hugh M. Hefner and gave me a card. I thought it was funny.

25. Out of all the artistic things I do, music is the most rewarding because it's so hard to write songs.

26. Life is short and you've got to get the most out of it.


27. The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.



28. I have to tell everyone everything that's going on. It is different once you're married, because that's sacred.


29. Working with (new collaborators) and letting people in to try new melodies and new lyrical ideas was very hard.




30. I was a different person before I started to write. When I realized I could be a songwriter and that people would listen - that was when I started feeling good in my life.


31. I like to make my husband like me more, and he likes it when I'm wearing makeup.


32. You can't plan anything, right? You can try.

33. My priorities are always going to be my husband and my family now. That's a huge, huge thing.


34. This last year I kind of stopped working out. I think my body just needed a break. And so I did that, and focused more on feeling good as opposed to beating myself up.




35. I remember so vividly the first song I ever wrote. It was called "Different People."


36. Being a singer is all about me. About ego. Being a mom is all about being selfless - two different worlds.





37. I think everyone has gifts and everyone has talents. If you are successful at it, it feels really good but it never really penetrates completely. There are moments where I think that we made an amazing record and I'm so proud of it, but I don't wake up and go: "Wow, I'm amazing".


38. I want you all over me - like L.A.M.B.





39. Writing songs is super intimate. It's a bit like getting naked.

40. I try not to be but I'm super-neurotic about diet. I'm neurotic about trying not to be neurotic! I'm like every other girl. I have to try really hard my whole life to try to be fit. And I'm super-vain. And I want to wear cute clothes.


41. I don't mean this in a stuck-up way, but I needed an attitude song.




42. You know, I was chubby when I was a little girl. And I have all those issues everyone else has. But I try not to. And I've learned over the years that it's such a waste of time. And people like me whether I'm a little bit fatter or not.


43. I want to be a guy, but I want to wear a lot of makeup.



44. You're always tellin' me to go out more: "Go ahead, get out and see the world", But then I think: "why should I? I'd rather stay home and cry".

45. I don't fight with people - like, I can barely fight with my husband because I'll just start crying instead.


46. I wanted so badly to have a backup plan for when I'm not performing anymore. Let's be realistic: it's not going to be like this forever.


47. When you first have a baby your life doesn't change. I mean, you have a little less sleep and you drag these cuddly things around you and it's just amazing. But you still get to be you. Once they get to, like, five, six and school and it starts to get, like: "Wow, they got real problems. They're my responsibility." Oh my God. That is overwhelming.


48. I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is "Alice in Wonderland" or "Cinderella". It would be totally messed up!


49. I imagine my children are going to save me from my vanity and be my passion and fill whatever fears I have of the amazing time I'm having right now being gone.


50. I work out five days a week; I can't imagine not doing it.







51. I thought that I was going to be like this earth mother. When people would complain about being pregnant, I was like: "What are you talking about? It's incredible! Just enjoy it."


52. I wish I could write more make-believe. It's a lot easier to write about hard times and when things are going wrong. But I've never been a private person.




53. A miracle…my biggest accomplishment is my marriage so far. Because it's hard, everyone knows it's hard.


54. I would love to learn to play something so I don't have to rely on someone to collaborate with.

55. Although I'd always wanted children, it was such an opposite thing to being a singer.

56. I'm just, like, totally normal. The fact that any of this has happened, that we're sitting here at the Beverly Hills Hotel just gets me going, like: "What?"


57. At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family.

58. I'd like to have no rules and eat what I want, but I've learned over the years that I'm so disappointed when I can't wear the clothes I want to wear.

59. And if I let myself down, appear on stage when I'm not looking my best, it's not fun for me. I just beat myself up about it.


60. I'm kind of lazy. I like to lie around with my husband and watch TV and stuff like that.

61. As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it, get away and have a normal life.


62. I'm lucky to not have a real job, to be able to express myself, be creative and be relevant.



63. At first it was my brother's songwriting and I was just doing what everyone told me.

64. I'm vain enough to want do a movie again, but right now more roles are the last thing on my list.


65. Being a mom is hard, I think a lot of working moms feel that way.



66. I've always been a girl who loves to dress up.

67. Being in a band you can wear whatever you want - it's like an excuse for halloween everyday.


68. I've been trying to do films for years. So I've decided to wait until the next good part comes along and develop a record on my own in the meantime.

69. Every day I fail at something.

70. If I wasn't even famous or had any success, I would still wake up and put tons of make-up on, and put on a cool outfit. That's always been who I've been my whole life, so that's never gonna change. I love fashion. I love getting dressed up. I love Halloween, too.


71. Every record that I've ever made, I listen to it so much before it comes out. As soon as it comes out, I never listen to it again. It's, like, over.


72. If you're not Prince, you're never going to sound like Prince.



73. Everything works out how it should.

74. It takes a lot of selfish time to make music.


75. Finding that balance between work and family is the hardest thing I've ever done - by far.



76. I don't have a strong sense of self-worth unless I'm doing something.

77. It feels like the more I'm out there in the public eye, the more criticism I get. You need to have confidence - that's what it takes to walk out there and sing a song in front of a huge group of people.


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