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Ellen Barkin Quotes

I hope you find these Ellen Barkin Quotes inspiring and motivational.

When I played Leonardo DiCaprio's mother,
they liked that Leo had very hooded eyes and a rounded nose with a ball.
They said, They look like they could be mother and son.
- Ellen Barkin

When a 12-year-old, a 13-year-old, so desperately wants
a baby what she's looking for is the kind of unconditional
love a child gives a mother and a mother gives a child.
- Ellen Barkin

Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
- Ellen Barkin

My husband thinks he's compromising if we have one cook instead of three.
- Ellen Barkin


 

People tend to remember my performances,
not me.
- Ellen Barkin

I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent,
then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do,
what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own
and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren.
- Ellen Barkin

You've got a movie where the pro-choice family gives
their daughter no choice.
The pro-life family murders.
What seems to be the good mother, the kind of hippie painter,
sweet and cute mother has no love for her daughter really.
- Ellen Barkin


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The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

Love is only a dirty trick played on us
to achieve continuation of the species.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

War is a game that is played with a smile.
If you can't smile, grin.
If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
- Winston Churchill

Communists have always played an active role
in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom,
because the short-term objects of Communism
would always correspond with
the long-term objects of freedom movements.
- Nelson Mandela

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
- Annette Funicello

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

If they played more blues, people would just get it -
they try to hold it back but just about can't hold
it back now because the blues is really going.
- John Lee Hooker

Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute.
- John Mortimer

I played with Eddie Taylor's son, Tim Taylor and Carey Bells son Lurie Bell.
- Jimmy Smith

The first game I played.
We played against the Dallas Texans.
- Jim Otto

The Band never really played big concert tours.
We never sold millions and millions of albums.
- Levon Helm

When I played drunks I had to remain sober because
I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk.
- Richard Burton

If we could have somehow stayed away from the public and the press,
it might have been different, but every private issue
seemed to be played out on the front page.
- Marla Maples

It's really weird to be playing chords again.
Haven't played chords for a long time.
I realised I haven't played chord changes since OK
Computer and stuff like that.
- Ed O'Brien

I played a Spaniard.
I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
- Lawrence Welk

I think any band we played with would be a weird match.
We're on our own, a little out there,
but it's a good thing.
I think we're complimentary to each other.
- Jon Crosby

These same people seem to forget that mother also took
a lot of chances with the type of roles she played.
- Isabella Rossellini

Most parts that can be played by one actor can equally
well be played by another,
but not this.
- Kenneth More

Well, it's always nice to know the fans didn't forget
what you did when you played in the NHL.
- Guy Lafleur

Dave played an important part in our growing,
but change occurs.
- Stone Gossard

A manager should stay as far away as possible from his players.
I don't know if I said ten words to Frank Robinson while he played for me.
- Earl Weaver

I played with Annika today.
I love being paired with her.
She does not make many mental mistakes,
and she has the ability to repeat her swing over and
over and wears people down.
- Natalie Gulbis

The last show we played, I was straight as a die.
It did feel weird not to be hiding behind alcohol or dope,
but being focused was...
good.
- Ron Wood

I have never in my life played the French Defence,
which is the dullest of all openings.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

ER was one of my favourites.
I played a car accident victim who has leukemia.
I got to wear a neck brace and nose tubes for the two days I worked.
- Dakota Fanning

As a young child, I played the violin.
I think that that started the spark.
- Peggy Fleming

I played in a movie called Ring of Fear with Clyde Beatty and Pat O'Brien.
- Mickey Spillane

Surrender had played out for good with me.
- Jesse James

Hawaii was beautiful of course, we played at Turtle
Bay an amazing resort right on the ocean.
- Natalie Gulbis

There was a time there in the mid '80s to the '90s
there that we played six finals,
three Canada Cups, we were playing hockey almost 10
months a year for a long time there.
- Mark Messier

My mom was at every single game I played as a kid,
rain or shine.
- Ryne Sandberg

The rock star stuff never came up for us.
The Band was never attacked by groupies before,
during or after any show that we ever played.
- Levon Helm

There was one thing Beethoven didn't do.
When one of his string quartets was played,
you can believe the second violin wasn't improvising.
- Wynton Marsalis

I have found that the players who have played in that
game really do have respect for their adversaries.
- Darrell Royal

Mandela once phoned me out of the blue while he was still president,
and at first he played with me a bit.
- Jonathan Shapiro

But I've always believed that Christine Cagney shouldn't
be played past a certain age.
- Sharon Gless

I was much distressed by next door people who had twin
babies and played the violin;
but one of the twins died,
and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.
- Edward Lear

The Fat Mattress consisted of people I'd played with
before joining the 'Experience and it was put together
as a song writing situation.
- Noel Redding

We hung out on the streets, played stickball,
and did all of the things that other kids did.
- Bob Cousy

I've always played every amp I've ever had full up,
because rock and roll is supposed to be played loud.
Also, that's how you get your sustain.
- Ritchie Blackmore

When I was recording from '70 to '82,
I always played piano and laid the tracks down.
But I used to talk to the other musicians while the track was playing.
- Roy Ayers

When we played with the Rollins Band,
we'd keep songs going until we felt like ending it.
- Adam Jones

I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood.
I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and
have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal.
- Gloria Steinem

The first time I ever played the trumpet in public,
I played the Marine Hymn.
I sounded terrible.
- Wynton Marsalis

If that's the way the game is played,
I don't want to play anymore.
- Joyce DeWitt

People think they know who I am, because I've played so many very,
very out gay men on stage, and they think that's me.
- Nathan Lane

Golf is a puzzle without an answer.
I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't
the slightest idea how to play.
- Gary Player

I not only played and sang blues, but I also had to
toss the piano around a bit to amuse the patrons.
- Hope Emerson

I have played Dracula a thousand times on stage and
I find I have become thoroughly settled in the technique
of the stage and not of the screen.
- Bela Lugosi

I loved the game.
We played because we loved it.
- Jim Brown

I am hugely proud to have played for Ireland.
- Kenny Cunningham

I hate music, especially when it's played.
- Jimmy Durante

I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts;
perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
- Leslie Nielsen

You have to remember that I played longer than anybody else on the main tour;
I played until I was 40,
and then played another six years or so on the seniors tour.
- Jimmy Connors

Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable.
It's an old story played before by canals,
railroads and automobiles.
- Paul Samuelson

I have such a great band.
We had played all this material on the road.
I just wanted to let it fly.
- Lucinda Williams

For Ripley I learned to play some songs on the piano,
and I never really played them again.
- Matt Damon

I'm a football guy at heart; maybe I should have played
football for a living instead,
because I play a lot of football videogames,
I'm really into them.
- Jason Kidd


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