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By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

You always have to sign contracts for several years, if they want to pick you up. It's kind of a strange scenario. They have the option or not.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Throughout history, the human species has struggled to some extent. It's part of us, as human beings, to provide better for our children and to try to do all these different things. The expectations have changed drastically, and thank God they have. Women have more rights, and women do have their own power in the world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

The interesting thing about cybercrime and the whole cyber world is that many of the people that are most proficient in it are young people, really young people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

When I talk to different lawmakers, I'm trying to get them to reach across the aisle. There's legislation out there that would be helpful for women and families, but like with the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation has been on the floor many times, and voted down many times. It's something we need to get passed already.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I know I love my kids and I know they love me. I know I have beautiful friends and a great family, and I know I've been really blessed in this life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Love is a vulnerable thing. Falling in love is like a great drug.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Young people - there's been very little places in positions of authority in law enforcement for young people's skill sets, but the truth is we need them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I definitely isolate, but I also always have people in front of me, and I have to be OK with that. I'm in a business where, on the set, you're around two hundred people every day, and if you're high on the call sheet, you sort of set the tone for the set. And you want people to feel appreciated, and you want to ask them how their kids are. You want to talk to people and invest in them and let them know that they're appreciated and heard. But then I do like to just kind of withdraw.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There's no doubt that there's a struggling in birth, and a beauty and a horror and fear and joy too.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

If you emote in your performances, people feel connected to you as an emotional person, because that's how we communicate. That doesn't mean people know you. At a certain point, I think you have to just be your own self.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

To every woman who gave birth, to every citizen and taxpayer, it's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women of the United States of America!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

It's easy for people to come in when they think you're in a hot moment of your life, but it's really nice also for people who believe in your work for the long term and are there not when something hip's happening at that moment.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There are so many issues that impact women. When we talk about prison reform, for example, women were [once] sterilized in women's prisons. When they were giving birth, they were asked to sign paperwork but they weren't even completely conscious of what they were signing. That sounds like something that would never happen in America, but it was happening, not just in America, but in [California], one of the most progressive states in the United States.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

The way your parents try to talk to you about politics and pull you to their side, that's an exciting moment in your family.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There's a ripple effect in being underpaid for women. Ten thousand women are turned down every day for domestic abuse shelters. Part of domestic abuse is often economic suppression; the male might take your paycheck every week and never give you money or allow you to work because he's too jealous.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Love is a vulnerable thing. Falling in love is like a great drug. But then to really be known and really let someone else be known is very vulnerable. It's a weird thing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There was a time when only men could provide or work, and still a lot of countries are like that. But there's a price to be paid for that when you're expected to be the full-time caretaker and you're expected to be the full-time breadwinner.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There's tens of millions of families with single mothers who are living at 100 to 200 percent below the poverty level and these are not women that are on welfare, these are working women. How different would there life be if they're making an extra 40 to 60 cents to the dollar. We can't do this to our kids anymore.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

It concerns me when people frame the conversation about equal pay about the entertainment business. I don't want the wage gap issue to be viewed as this myopic problem, because it's not. It's in 98 percent of all businesses, and it's easy for people to dismiss this conversation when they think it's around white women entertainers. But this is about all women in America.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I grew up in a hippie commune so I have a real hippie part of me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

To really be known and really let someone else be known is very vulnerable. It's a weird thing. Just being an actress in Hollywood is very vulnerable. To let all these other people decide whether you're really of value or not, you have to really be strong to know that, of course, they have a right to their opinion, but their opinion doesn't matter as far as yourself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I'm very grateful to have my kids in my life; they're my greatest teachers. But to pretend it's always easy is just not really true.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

The truth is even though we sort of feel like we have equal rights in America, right under the surface we have huge issues at play that really do affect women. It's time for all the women in America and all the women that love women and all the gay people and the people of color that we've all fought for to fight for us now.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

The average woman loses a half million dollars over a lifetime, but women with higher degrees lose $2 million over a lifetime.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

We all have our own little thing, I think.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There's something I really like about network TV. You have this humongous audience, tens of millions of people, and you really can be in a little hut in Thailand; you really can be in the middle of an apartment in Dubai. There's something about public entertainment that I always liked. I like smaller movies, and I like public entertainment.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

The Hope, Love & Healing necklace is the perfect embodiment of what we are trying to bring to Haiti through safe and sustainable housing, sanitation solutions, and water filtration devices.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I'm not a technical person. It's not something I personally do love. I'm actually terrified of it, and that is what's interesting to me about it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

It's always beautiful to see people striving to grow.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I was a single mom at 20. A lot of choices came out of that. I've seen a lot of my friends be in relationships they didn't want to be in because they couldn't leave.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

The good news is that we have a very active part of America that wants some radical progress.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

One of the most disturbing things I heard was that women's issues weren't "hot." Which is so ironic, because women are constantly being judged on some "hot" level. The conversation is not hot enough for them to do anything about. We have to make it hot, make them feel the fire. Until then, a lot of them aren't going to do anything.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Hippy people had a hopeful idea of what they wanted the world to be like, then most of them changed into corporate Yuppies. But I still have that hippy thing underneath somewhere.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I think there can always be beauty in struggle.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I'm kind of the long-hauler type of person. I also have a strong work ethic and gratitude for people that I work with.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

There are a lot of parts of who I am that no one in the public has ever known, but the older I've gotten, the more I've appreciated my own strange little self and come to terms with that.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I think there can always be beauty in struggle. I mean, as far as childbirth, I had my son in the hospital, but then I had my daughter at home. There's no doubt that there's a struggling in birth, and a beauty and a horror and fear and joy too.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

As a teenager, you have so much energy and hormones and you feel powerless in your life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

A six year old can probably do more on their iPad than you can do and access more. My daughter's swiping away windows and doing all these things that I don't know how to do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I'm excited about the state of women's spiritual life and interior life and who women are. I wish the political establishment would catch up, because we still don't have equal rights in America.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Of course, a lot of courtship and dating is about sexual attraction. If you're an attractive person, you have that sort of interest from people, whether you cater to it or not, but when you get older, that's not really the leading thing anymore.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Sometimes, when you briefly glance in Hollywood, there's a tendency to play it in a very "Yes, she's exhausted, and yes, she's working, and yes, she's taking care of her kids full time, and yes, she's a mom, but she's also in a great mood all the time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I grew up with a lot of spirituality. It wasn't necessarily organized religion, because my mom was Jewish and my dad was Muslim. I went to Catholic school. There was a lot of conversation about comparative religions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I'm the only nerd with a piece of paper.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

I was raised by somebody with the perception of trying to allow me the space and show me the importance of knowing who I was and figuring out who I was and appreciating who I was.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Things are very rudimentary as far as women's rights really go here, and it seems fine, but once you start scraping the surface, you start to see the ripple effect of how not having equal rights is so detrimental and how many mothers are single parents trying to raise their families.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Arquette

What I did find out because I grew up with a lot of chaos early on: sometimes, you're born into a family, and their norm is already in your red zone of dangerous feeling or feeling too chaotic. You don't get to really do anything about that when you're a kid.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain. Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patricia Arquette

Mothering is one of the most beautiful experiences of my life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patricia Arquette

If somebody needs, like, a phone call every day or some kind of constant companionship, I'm not a really good friend for them. I can talk to my best friend every couple years and be really happy.