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By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I'm not perfect, but I'd like to be perfect. I'm working on it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I like men to be men and I like them to care about me and to take care of me. I'm willing to let them do that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

If brains were money, you'd need to take out a loan to buy a cup of coffee.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

Did you know that, if you visualise, you can actually hug on the phone?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

I was not looking for a sitcom, because the philosophy at that point was that you had to make a choice: Were you going to do movies or TV? You couldn't cross over.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I'm not as klutzy as I used to be... I've had visual therapy and all kinds of things to help, but I still wrap my purse around chair legs when I stand up to leave. I do ridiculous things on camera because I do them in my life all the time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

The Cheers writers were the finest in television. But I felt like I was repeating myself; it bothered me a little bit. And I was getting movie offers, which made people think, "Oh, she's so snooty. She thinks she's going to do movies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I dont believe in predestination, even though I was raised a Presbyterian.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

He[Ted Danson] was clearly not a football player, and not only physically. He didn't bring that attitude, that mentality. At the time, there was a [Red Sox] relief pitcher named Bill Lee, the "Spaceman." He was kind of nuts, as we found out a lot of relievers are.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I really felt sometimes like I was physically pulling the plot, and it was heavy. I'm sure it didn't look great that I was going into my dressing room at lunch.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I'd spent ten years in London, writing and performing my own comedy shows. They gave me the Cheers [scenes], and I thought it was the springboard for chatting about the show, because in England, that's what you do. So I walk in, and I'm looking around, and Jimmy Burrows said, "What are you looking at? You're not here to have a conversation; you're here to audition.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I can't say I based [Carla] on anybody I knew. She was so foulmouthed and mean, just said what was on her mind. So I guess Carla is somebody I always wished I could be at the right moment, the one who always has the perfect comeback.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

I was too terrified to notice she [Shelley Long] had breasts. I do remember that I was eating a sandwich.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

People had been so attached to the Diane [Cheers] character that audiences and producers found it difficult to think of me in any other terms. It took some time before people would consider me for other parts.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing my hand on their forehead, and backaches by placing my hand on their back. It's a powerful example of love that really works.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

I was not a womanizer; I didn't date a lot. If I kissed somebody, I was basically married from that point on.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

In a real relationship, you take two steps forward, one step back. So just because we take two steps forward and get all the benefit from that doesn't mean we can't go back or to the side.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

It's harder to write two people happy and in love than two people fighting and driving each other crazy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shelley Long

I love being a mother...I am more aware. I feel things on a deeper level. I have a kind of understanding about my body, about being a woman.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Long

It's just a crime that people don't take the time and make the effort to have a conversation if it's bothering them that much.