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Martha Plimpton
By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I hate those people who say 'I don't own a television' - I own one and I watch it whenever I can.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I feel comfortable in the presence of oddity. Probably because I'm a little bit odd.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I prefer to think of the audience as a single living organism with which I am sharing a singular, never-to-be-repeated experience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I almost never have a plan for myself... I'm not ambitious in that way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I like cluttered, old, dark-wood antiques. I like character.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Being nominated is the win. For me, being nominated is winning. It's just unbelievable.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

We don't want to come off as pro-smoking. Even though we didn't smoke real cigarettes at all, you want to be careful of people's sensitivities.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Independent film is not only an oxymoron; it doesn't exist anymore.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I'd just like to see a role for women where someone who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend. You know, the character that only speaks in questions. "Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Things come to you in life when you're prepared for them, when you're ready for them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I've often said in the past that I thought MTV was sort of evil incarnate and signified the beginning of the end. And I don't know if I'm entirely wrong about that, but they did sign my paychecks a year ago, so I guess I'm part of the problem.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Once when we were fifteen, River (Phoenix) and I went out for this fancy dinner in Manhattan and I ordered soft-shell crabs. He left the restaurant and walked around on Park Avenue, crying. I went out and said, "I love you so much. Why?" He had such a pain that I was eating an animal, that he hadn't impressed on me what was right. I loved him for that. For his dramatic desire that we share every belief, that I be with him all the way

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I want to be true to the character and maintain some consistency and give the audience what they love while at the same time keeping things fresh and grow the character.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I don't know if I've learned anything about people, but I've learned about Twitter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I live like a crazy old pack rat.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

One comes to a decision based on what one wants, not based on what one doesn't want. Got it?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I've had cats all my life and obviously loved them, but the litter box, and the having to always get a house sitter, they're just too - they're too rigid. Cats are too needy somehow.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Things tend to come when they are meant to come. I know that sounds kind of like spiritual and cheesy, but I think things come when they're meant to come.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

It's long been accepted as fact that the availability of family planning services saves lives. Where women have access to these services, children and families are healthier, and society at large benefits.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

It's not common for a woman on television, especially if she's the mom of the family, to be funny. She's usually a straight man or foil.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Women know the financial, social and physical costs of not having access to basic health care.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Who owns your body? You or the state?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I love dogs because they're so adaptable.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I'm hoping maybe people like working with me because I like what I do for a living and I want to have a good time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I am a fierce patriot, and I try to be outspoken about my beliefs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

See, I don't watch reality television anymore. I watched a little bit of it for awhile, but I found it turned my soul into a black sludge, and I just did not find it healthy or good for me at all, because I would watch it and be disgusted, disgusted.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I just want to be clear, I am a very dark and bitter person, but I think on some level, everything really does come when it's meant to come.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

It's long past time we started focusing on the solutions that actually keep women healthy, instead of using basic aspects of women's health as a tool of cultural, moral, and political control.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

The '80s to me, more than anything else, represents a time of real criminal activity in the office of the president: an incredibly disparate economy in terms of the class distinctions and whatnot, and a tremendous shallowness - a lot of sort of bank robbery by executives.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Cigarettes are an instant signifier in culture. It punctuates a joke, or puts that extra zing on a punch line. I like them as a prop. I think it can be really useful for character and texture and contrast and all of that.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Very often a job will come along that speaks to the place you're in as a person at that very moment. And usually once I've done it I feel like that part is over.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

It's a very long and difficult schedule on a single-camera show.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I wouldnt say Malkovich is totally insane, but hes not living in the real world. Hes living in his world, which is a fine world to live in apparently.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

People seem to think that you should be willing to speak to them whether they're jerks or not.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

My mom just didn't put a very high premium on me being like really famous or really wealthy or anything.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

My mother had been an actress and we came from that world in New York, the theater world and the downtown sort of theater scene, and so I guess we didn't really have what you'd call like a Hollywood kind of life at all.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

Woke up this morning to the incredible news that I was nominated for an Emmy, and a shower full of dog poop. Apparently my dog is so excited, she has explosive diarrhea. I truly could not be more thankful to the Emmy voters for including me in this brilliant company of extraordinary women. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go clean up an enormous amount of dog poop out of my shower. Yay!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I don't pay attention to the ratings.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

It's important to me if I'm having a good time than I feel like the work is better. The quality of it is better and my level of interest is higher.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

That's the thing about interviews, at some point you're going to change your mind. But it's there forever and you can't escape it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I am not a morning person. I like to sleep in.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

At this point, I don't get hired a lot because people don't think I could finance a movie.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I've been doing old-people things since I was a child.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

During my teen years, for Halloween, I went as a registered voter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

A lot of people in this country right now are living with multiple generations under one roof, struggling to make ends meet.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Plimpton

When you're working with good people it brings good things out in you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Plimpton

I am a United States citizen and I vote.