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30 quotations by Patricia Heaton

QuoteYou see people all the time who are on hit shows and then you never hear from them again.Quote

QuoteWhen it comes to accepting emotional support or affection, I'm a little guarded and hardened to that.Quote

QuoteWe're thinking now about adopting or having foster children, and if we did, I would look for a girl without a mother because I could relate to that.Quote

QuoteWe only work four days a week, we only work three weeks out of the month, and we get four months off for the summer. So there's plenty of time for me to spend with the kids.Quote

QuoteWe did an episode where she goes out to get a job and she gets fired because she's not good. They hire a babysitter to help out and she finds out she hates the fact that the kids have more fun with the sitter than her.Quote

QuoteTo have four kids - and to have been pregnant with two of them while I was working on the show - was a lot. I just can't believe I did it!Quote

QuoteSome people are cool with the fact that their bodies bear witness to this great thing they produced, their children, and I understand that. But on a personal level, it makes me feel better that my breasts are not down to my knees when I'm undressed in front of my husband.Quote

QuotePlastic surgery is like a big elephant sitting in the Hollywood living room.Quote

QuoteMost of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student.Quote

QuoteIt's hard enough to work and raise a family when your kids are all healthy and relatively normal, but when you add on some kind of disability or disease, it can just be such a burden.Quote

QuoteIt's a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer.Quote

QuoteIn the past, your dumbness has gotten in the way of a few things that I really wanted to do: The book club. Theater. Having conversations.Quote

QuoteI've always been an independent person, but that independence was in the setting of security.Quote

QuoteI'm sort of a slob.Quote

QuoteI'm not good at accepting help.Quote

QuoteI'm always dissing Ray and making fun of him, talking about his money.Quote

QuoteI was raised Catholic and I'm Presbyterian now, but I've always been a Christian, regardless of denomination. I believe that Jesus is the way.Quote

QuoteI was not an easy kid.Quote

QuoteI think Raymond is very honest about human relationships.Quote

QuoteI know the situations that we do every week are all ones that I encounter in my life or will encounter.Quote

QuoteI just have always felt that I think we know that it's an ensemble show, and it's very hard to pick a show to submit when you're nominated, because usually everyone has a very strong part in every episode.Quote

QuoteI felt totally released from the need to make it as an actress. I had experienced complete fulfillment in something that had nothing to do with me being in the spotlight.Quote

QuoteHome life is a foreign environment for most guys. So it's natural to show them being idiots at home.Quote

QuoteBut I think boys ultimately are easier than girls.Quote

QuoteBoys wear their hearts on their sleeves. Even when they're trying to pull one over on you they're so transparent. Like men.Quote

QuoteBefore we had the kids, my husband and I were traveling a lot and working and really enjoying our lives and each other. We both love the theater and books and travel and so we were really having a lot of fun.Quote

QuoteAnd I think I have a perspective about Hollywood that you don't see very often in the press.Quote

QuoteAnd I started as a journalism major at Ohio State, ended up in theater and I love to read.Quote

QuoteAnd I find it very easy to memorize the scripts, which are so close to conversations my husband and I have.Quote

QuoteAgain, I find it difficult to be taken care of and rarely acknowledge it, and every act he does registers, but I also just need to verbally acknowledge him and hug him.Quote