Meg Ryan Quotes.
I don’t feel particularly typecast because I think I do so many different kinds of things. Whether they’re seen or not is another issue.
When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs. I’m more eloquent. I plan to wear them more often.
I am convinced, completely convinced, that there was nothing random about [the adoption], she is the daughter I should have.
The best thing about modern living is anaesthesia.
A l lot of films I’ve done are essentially about women who are finding their voice, women who don’t know themselves well.
I don’t feel particularly typecast because I think I do so many different kinds of things. Whether or not they’re seen is another issue.
And who cares, five years down the road, what most movies made or didn’t make? If it’s good, it stands up.
My family responsibilities don’t conflict with my career. Not at all.
My father says that almost the whole world is asleep, everybody you know, everybody you see, everybody you talk to. He says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant total amazement.
There are assumptions made about the way you look. I’m always surprised when people don’t think I’m smart.
Acting is what I do. It’s not what I solely define myself as.
I don’t think I’ll ever be a producer who’s into taking the meetings and fighting the big fights with studios. I really don’t like that part. I’m much more interested in the material.
Any idiot can be brave, but courage is about knowing what’s at stake, and moving forward anyway.
Motherhood changed me because it is so fundamental what you’re doing for another person. And you are able to do even though it takes a lot.
I heard that chivalry was dead, but I think it’s just got a bad flue.
Being a working mother means that you are always disappointing somebody.
Women are socialized to be nice, to be docile. I call it ‘shrink to fit’: Shrink yourself to fit what others expect of you.
I wouldn’t have thought of myself as a person who could guide anybody and then it turned out that I can.
I don’t think we realise just how fast we go until you stop for a minute and realise just how loud and how hectic your life is, and how easily distracted you can get.
When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.
It was not a healthy marriage for long time. It was never about another man, it was about what my and Dennis’s relationship could not sustain.
If you empower women, you can change the world.
The ultimate date for me would be with someone fantastic, fun and great – and we’d go to the Lennox Lewis/Mike Tyson fight.
Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don’t mind saying that, it’s true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
Through Clinton and Monica, Clinton and Hillary, the scandal, the impeachment, Iraq, Bruce and Demi, Ellen and Anne, I have remained consistently and nauseatingly adorable. I have, in fact, been known to cause diabetes.
Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup. We both behaved very honorably.
I think there’s an ongoing effort involved in trying to get a bigger perspective, trying to let go of things that limit your capacity to love and be loved or your capacity to hear and to really speak.
What brings people down is the same thing over and over.
Once women find a way to form community, everyone reaps the rewards.
I’ve been in this business for years and I’m still befuddled by the ways of this town.